Last year I found a lot of great quotes that I wanted to share, but I would always forget about them when I blogged. So each Monday in 2017 I am going to post one quote as motivation for a great week for me and for anyone who follows.
Before I start
making resolutions setting goals for 2016, I figured I should spend a few minutes taking stock of the last year. You know what they say, you have to pat yourself on the back once in a while! Read more
Weekend 2 of the great house organization project using Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method. Saturday was rainy so I think that’s a sign from God that I’m meant to do this. Read more
There is an ongoing discussion between G and I about selling the townhouse and moving into a detached house with a proper yard. It’s a complicated issue and, as I’ve worked on a draft blog post about it, I have realized that there is more involved than just the physical domicile.
There are three overriding issues, the first of which is space.
I have two older sisters … “Mimi” is a decade older; “Jojo” is five years older. Both were out of the house when I was pretty young, and both married their first (and only) boyfriends. Mimi’s husband has been part of the family since I was six. They’re still married and have settled into one of those marriages where they are virtually conjoined emotionally and spiritually, and they display a lot of the characteristics of old married couples. They talk over each other, they ignore each other, they natter at each other. But they’re together and they will be til death doth them part.
“In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying so get in motion and grow.”
When I was young (well, younger than I am today), I rolled my eyes at the idea of mid-life reflection. Yet here I am in my early 50s, and I’m looking critically at my life, and my imprint here on this earth.