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The rules – an update

Do you remember my original rules? You don’t? Well, neither did I. So let’s step into the time machineĀ and refresh our memories… Here are the rules I’ve made for myself: 1. Items to be given away must be usable. Trash … Continue reading

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Six Months Later

Well, I’m six months into this New Year’s resolution and still faithfully keeping at it. That in itself is an accomplishment, since I never stick with resolutions. Six months in seems like a good time to look at my original … Continue reading

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Paper by the Pound

One of my numerous stacks of paper toppled the other day. That’s my cue to Deal With It. Which usually means sorting, recycling, and getting a healthy start on the newest paper stack. Not good. You see, one thing that’s … Continue reading

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Send Out the Clowns

Remember this guy from a previous post? That’s right: the clown who loves to party. The clown who was with me when we went to seek our fortunes. The clown who wasn’t worth a dime. I let him go – … Continue reading

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Giving Diapers

Oh, the wonderful freedom of having kids who no longer need diapers! And, oh, how I loved cloth-diapering my babies. I loved everything about it. (Everything I’ve allowed myself to remember, that is. I repressed all memories of the ‘ick’ … Continue reading

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Give=Love

I suppose my Personal Project of the Year has made me more attentive than I was before. I perk up my ears when I hear the word ‘give’. And during Holy Week I’ve had plenty of opportunity for perky ears. … Continue reading

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A Sliver of Silver

This: is not silver. This was a baby gift to me from someone I never really knew. But she was special to my mom, so I kept the bank on my dresser. Always. For my entire life. Then I was … Continue reading

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