An Unhurried Sense of Time: How Do You Do That!?

An Unhurried sense of time. I need that this week and so I decided to reread and update this post. Writing does slow down my sense of hurry. Unhurried and time: words that don’t go together smoothly, do they? I’m…

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Gratitude, Learning, and Blessings

As we head into this week of giving thanks here in the States, I’m noticing a growing appreciation by many people for what we have. We express our thanks and appreciation in different ways, and that’s what this post is…

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Because Two Cared So Deeply

I facilitate a five week downsizing course at the Rivier College Institute for Senior Education (55+), RISE. Recently, one woman said her husband is writing his memoirs and the theme is segregation. Both from the South originally, they had different…

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Organizing for Couples

Organizing for couples. I’m often asked this question in classes and when I work one-on-one with people. I thought I’d share my experience and advice on what seems to be a common question. The question is: How do I get…

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From My Clients to Me to You: Top 10 Gifts List

This is not a post about how to return your holiday gifts, your white elephants, your future Yankee swap presents (with apologies to people who are not New England Yankees and don’t know what that phrase means ! ) This…

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The Warm and Wonderful Part of Downsizing & Simplifying

In October, I offered to host our family’s Thanksgiving celebrations each year from now on. My parents thought it was a nice idea so the tradition has just been passed on. That was really the first part of my gift….

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