let the painting begin, finally!

We had wonderful plans of taking all our old papers to multiple shredding events around town but life always has other plans. Alice decided to start shredding and take our chances on destroying our poor shredder. Amazingly it survived, not only is it still working, it chewed up six 55 gallon bags of paper (packed down tight). We’ve only been able to fit one bag … Continue reading let the painting begin, finally!

crazy pack rats…

Another paragraph (definitely not a chapter) in our quest to downsizing resembles an episode of hoarders. We have moved six times since we got married 40 years ago. It took until our downsizing project to realize we have been dragging along way, way too much baggage all these years. We now have a mountain of papers to be shredded, at least 200 pounds worth! Every Bank … Continue reading crazy pack rats…

we are learning to offer up and let go…

The time has finally come, we and the housing market have finally aligned for us to move on. We are selling, donating or pitching what our kids don’t want and getting ready to store everything we want to keep. The realtors we’ve talked to recommend we get almost everything out for showing the house. We don’t know if we are going to Full Time or … Continue reading we are learning to offer up and let go…