Sometimes, accepting help is a labor saving device! American Poet, Mary Oliver wrote a poem titled “The Summer Day” with the closing line of: “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?“ How are you going to spend your wild and precious life? There comes a time […]
Life changing events are sometimes an emergency! When does a life changing event constitute a moving emergency? Kris Morris found herself in the middle of such an event last fall. Her mother’s health took a sudden turn for the worse and Kris needed to move her to a place where she could be cared for. […]
I’m pretty sure we could find one in my garden shed. Why do we hang onto these “Bucket with a Hole in It Things” (BWHT) anyway? “I can fix it.” “It might be useful for something else.” “ It has sentimental value.” Whatever the reason, we modern humans do tend to accumulate BWHTs.
Downsizing from a large house to a retirement community can be confusing, and overwhelming. The two lifestyles are so different and it can be hard to imagine what all of the changes will mean in day-to-day terms. (more…)
Don’t want to put those ragged, old towels and blankets in the landfill? No the Salvation Army and the Goodwill won’t take them. But your local animal shelter will. They use them for bedding. They have always been most appreciative when I bring them a load. Be sure and call ahead to double check their […]
Estate Sales are more than just a garage or yard sale, they are typically held when a major event is or has occurred in someone’s life and a house full of possessions must be disposed of (preferably sold).