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A Mother's Truth (Sally's)

One might say that I am a hoarder.  There is a slight truth to this.  I listened very carefully to my grandmother’s stories of deprivation during the Great Depression.   423 more words


Give away those boots!

Once upon a time, I had a pair of boots.

I didn’t ask for these boots.  They came to me unsolicited, as a Christmas present from someone I used to know.  422 more words

Emotional Baggage

Chinese New Year reunion dinner

My family had our reunion dinner yesterday instead of the eve (15th Feb) of Chinese New Year because one of my sisters had to eat with her husband’s family then. 507 more words

Throwing Away

The people I don't want to be (any more)

Life is embarrassment.  There, I’ve said it.

It’s just as well that most memories fade with time.  Some of them have sharp edges, made even sharper by our whetting and stropping of that inward-pointing blade.  270 more words

Emotional Baggage

Up for maintenance

One lesson that has taken me a very long time to learn is the concept that problems don’t go away if you just ignore them.  This is true of many realms, including relationships and personal finance, but especially relevant to homeowners.   646 more words

Emotional Baggage

How much do I really want that?

Over the years I’ve bought a lot of things that sounded like good ideas at the time.  It would be nice to say that these were things I needed and wanted, but after they were home and unpacked, they didn’t all have the same appeal. 614 more words


Faux Finishing in Racine, WI

Faux Finishing in Racine, WI: Uncluttering Your HomeAppoint an accountable…