My Story of Stuff (Part 2)

In part one of my story of stuff, I talked about how I started acquiring stuff at a young age and spent nearly a decade after college traveling back and forth across the country with a lot of stuff.  Looking back now, I can’t even understand why I felt the need to carry so much of it with me, because … Read More

My Story of Stuff: Acquiring – Part 1

a clean uncluttered table with a laptop

I have a lot of stuff and sometimes it is overwhelming. I’ve been on a big organizing kick lately. I’m taking carloads of donations to the thrift stores, throwing lots of things away and really trying to organize the house. I have also been reading and am fascinated by the idea of minimalism. I haven’t always been this way, and … Read More

Celebrating my 50th Birthday in Key West

In typical procrastinator mode, I’m finally writing about my birthday even though it was 11 days ago. To be fair, I was on vacation when the event occurred, and when we got back 2 days later, Don was sick and I was starting to feel like I could be, so we both took it easy that weekend. The beginning of … Read More