Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Blue Chair

As I round the corner and walk up the stairs, I’m still a bit surprised to see my mother’s hair peeking out over the top of the blue chair. It’s been more than two years, but there’s a part of … Continue reading

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Order Out of Chaos

As I dumped the books off yet another bookshelf and pulled the clothes out of yet another closet, I looked at the total chaos all around me and wanted to give up. I’ll never get this done in time. It’s … Continue reading

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Less is more

With her hand on the door knob, my realtor Peggie turned and said, “Just remember — less is more.” And thus began my crazy week of culling, sorting and editing our possessions to prepare our Houston home for sale. It … Continue reading

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