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Making peace with my clutter- “Clutter is nothing but postponed decisions.” (Barbara Hemphill)
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Making peace with my clutter- “Clutter is nothing but postponed decisions.” (Barbara Hemphill)

I grew up, using my imagination, making memories and crafts out of paper towel rolls and cardboard boxes. We never wasted, but everything had an expiration date or was recycled. Clothes were only bought at the beginning of fall, spring, and, of course, at the start of the school year. Toys were gifted at Christmas … Continue reading

“She is fierce,” they say. “So is her daughter.” A lineage of strong women.
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“She is fierce,” they say. “So is her daughter.” A lineage of strong women.

My daughter rides Arabian horses. She’s been riding since she was 2 years old. She’s always been fearless… “like her mother”, they say. “She’s so tiny,” they say, “on such a large animal.” My daughter is a petite Spaniard, with the determination of her Russian Baba, who immigrated on a boat to Canada, pregnant with … Continue reading

And that is how the cookie crumbles…
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And that is how the cookie crumbles…

A good parent has a routine. Their children clean up after themselves and like clockwork, they shower, brush their teeth and put themselves to bed as they read the latest award-winning children’s book before dreaming of college and curing the latest macro-scale virus. Damn. I stare at the cookie crumb laying on the floor. It’s … Continue reading