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To Do Or Not To Do – A Downsizing Question

The act of downsizing, whether tackled out of a sense of opportunity (you want to lighten your load a bit, make room for some new things) or necessity (you can’t find your bathroom), can be surprisingly difficult. This is because … Continue reading

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To Those Who Are Waiting

You know that final scene in the movie Love Actually when everyone is greeting each other in the airport? I was THERE, in that very scene, on Wednesday night when my husband, daughter and I went to the Omaha airport … Continue reading

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The Don’t-Fix-It Guide To Feelings

I was having what you might call a bad morning. First up, the plasterer settled into my living room at 7:00 am for the second day in a row. This sounds so innocuous, I know. Plasterers can be so quiet … Continue reading

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Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

I remember playing hide-and-seek as a child with the neighborhood kids, and how there was always an inherent tension built into that game for me. See, the competitive side of me wanted to find the best hiding place EVER, somewhere … Continue reading

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How My Dog Taught Me To Live In The Moment

“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. A.A. Milne Lola – my 4-yr-old, 70-lb Labrador Retriever – is still quite the puppy. She wriggles and whines and loves to push on her squeaky giraffe … Continue reading

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All In Good Time: Traveling At The Speed Of Life

So I’m driving down a medium-sized street in Omaha on a recent summer morning, headed out to a couple of midtown errands. Although it’s a major thoroughfare, the street runs through a quiet neighborhood, so the speed limit is a … Continue reading

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Cooking Without A Net – The Art Of Letting Go

The Recipe Says . . . I am a recipe follower. My husband, he’s more of a recipe avoider. And it drives me crazy in the kitchen. Witness this recent conversation in the middle of making Spaghetti Carbonara: Me: “Oh, … Continue reading

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