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Can I, or should I, unclutter the sentimental items?

As I continue on my quest to unclutter my house and my life, I’m finding it easier and easier to give things away, even expensive items, to someone who will use and enjoy them more than I do. But I’m having much more difficulty with the sentimental items.

But I simply do not have room for everything. And I do not want my home to be in any way museum-like. (Um, considering the mess, there’s no need to worry!) Clear and open space in my home makes me feel calmer and more relaxed. I’d like to have more relaxed feelings and less Stuff.

So what do I do with these lovely, sentimental items? Continue reading

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OK, OK, I know, I’m a nerd. I can’t help it. That’s just who I am. Today I’m embracing my inner nerdiness! Today I give you the Top 10 Indicators of my nerdiness. The sad part is how easily I came up with 10 things. And I didn’t even mention my thick glasses, my fascination with N.P.R., or the subscription I used to have to Science Fiction Magazine. Here’s my list… Continue reading

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Family shorthand, and George Forman (huh?)

Wondering why there’s a photo of George Foreman? I promise, it’ll be clear if you keep reading. But this post really isn’t about Mr. Foreman. I read something by Real Delia the other day, and I’m still mulling it over. … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Well, I didn’t read the Declaration of Independence this year, which I sometimes do (or I listen to it on NPR).  And I’m still not feeling up to par, unfortunately.  But I did make it to San Diego, and we … Continue reading

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