“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott
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What a mess! We’re in decluttering mode at my house, which means I’m experiencing firsthand the challenges of clearing things out. It seems that every item begs me to let it stay. The soiled doily that one of my grandmothers crocheted. The stack of glass plates never used in 30 years. The collection of stationery […]
This post first appeared about four months ago, and I’m happy to share the news that the couple who inspired it just closed on their first home! Their search had its ups and downs, and many moments of discouragement and uncertainty. But the end result feels completely right and joyous. Hence, my original post follows. […]
"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco," wrote Mark Twain. Not.
I am surprised but forgiving (as I suppress a desire to either laugh or be offended) when anybody suggests I’m only in it for the money.