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Simply Clean …Floral Friday

Clean, simplicity is a quality to admire. This concept has morphed into a personal craving during the early summer, this year. Maybe it’s is due, in part, because of the clutter of major current events and general feelings of frustration … Continue reading

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Enjoy An Antique

Karl once wryly stated that my house looked like a boutique. My boyfriend and I had just tapered off of a minor quarrel when he blurted it out. Comparing my living quarters to a boutique was not meant as a … Continue reading

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Clean And Reorganize

Boyfriend gently reprimanded me for making the bed–something I do as part of my normal early morning routine. He had a point because we were at the “Holiday Inn Express” in Lemars, Iowa. They have employees who take care of … Continue reading

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Simplification

What are essentials and what are pleasant extras? What should I keep and what should be sold or given away? Even though I’ve done a lot of downsizing, there is still an awful lot of stuff in the house. As … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

The realization that this is the last weekend of 2018, gave me a shiver. This year has flown by much more quickly than I had anticipated it would. There are still some projects that are uncompleted that didn’t seem they … Continue reading

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Gotta Stay Organized

“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” This saying is sometimes mis-attributed to Benjamin Franklin because it seems like an aphorism he would have said. With that in mind, I must have earned a raft of hours, because … Continue reading

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Another Look Unlimited

A couple of eye-openers happened very recently. First, I seriously wrenched my back while bending down to pick up a dustpan. Second, I turned 65 years old. Both of these events reminded me that there are limitations on this Earthly … Continue reading

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