The best thing I learned this summer

As my husband might say, “I have a case of the fall-a-parts”. Things have been breaking loose, you know... a summer of being undone. The last couple months have been full of things I've never experienced before... - cancelled a very important trip for an emergency tooth extraction - lost all my credit cards and didn't …

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No. No it WAS NOT that easy

I stepped into the garage a couple days ago and this box caught my eye.  It made me laugh.  There have been days it made me cry... but I think I've moved on to a better place. When you step back and take a broader look, there was nothing remotely easy about getting here. .... and another …

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The Big Change

My life has changed a lot.  Suddenly.  Although it wasn't a surprise.  I knew it was coming.  I boastfully said, "I can do this". I retired from my job a week and a half ago.... traveled for an anniversary celebration with my parents.... then hit the road back home.  But "Home" is a vague place. The old one is a mess, …

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Still Moving….. slowly

Major life changes reveal a lot. Packing and moving a household shows I save more stuff than I realize.  I can't blame it all on Doug.... but I will try, of course. So far I've packed the easy stuff.  Actually, not easy, just accessible.  It's stuff I know must go - - like a cabinet full of china, bedding and …

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Moving in Circles

Under normal circumstances, whatever those are, moving to a new location is very stressful.  I imagine.  It's been 22 years since the last time I moved so I'm a little rusty on the whole thing. But I can tell you that moving, leaving a job, cutting your income by 2/3rds, leaving loved ones behind - …

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