Category Archives: Minimalism

Live with Less

“Live with less, to make room for more.”  I have decided to sell my home of 12 years and move into a two-bedroom apartment.  This is my 8th house and I am just DONE!  I am done with the mortgage, … Continue reading

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On September 6, 2012, I had an aortic dissection and came very close to dying.  Only 25% of the people with dissections survive.  I was lucky and truly blessed! It took two years after surgery to become stable enough for … Continue reading

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What day is it?

It has now been two full months since my retirement.  I wanted to wait a while before I wrote how my new life is progressing.  I have been working steadily for over 50 years with the longest downtime being no … Continue reading

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“Catching Up” again!!

The last time I posted was November 2014.  I lost interest when there were so many things going on in my life.  This is “another” catch up blog. In January 2015, I decided my home was going to be my … Continue reading

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Catching Up!!

It has been over a month since I last posted.  I certainly hope my followers have not given up on me.    I may have to take two posts to catch up….it has been very, very busy!! First, I sold all … Continue reading

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Birthday Gratitude

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”  C.S.Lewis Yesterday was my birthday.  I am 69 years old.  After the aortic dissection two years ago, I am in “love” with birthdays.  I love … Continue reading

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Photographs and Memories

Yesterday I spent most of the day sorting through photographs.  I thought it would be emotional but it wasn’t.  I first sorted all of them into categories:  husband, parents, pets, siblings, nieces and nephews, houses, cars, travel, hobbies and junk.  … Continue reading

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