Toys Will Be Toys

I recently read "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up; The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing" and it's sequel, "Spark Joy" by Marie Kondo.  Is it going to change my life?  Probably not in the big ways suggested throughout the book, but I'm really glad I read it, and I'm already trying to put … Continue reading Toys Will Be Toys

Seashells on the shelf

My father is planning on moving.  That's an understatement.  He's looking at moving into a retirement community that is closer to us, his family; yet this new to him community is 5 hours away from his current home.  He's reluctant to move, for good reason.  I can't fault him for that. A few others I … Continue reading Seashells on the shelf

Curating my collection.

I've been told that my family surname means, loosely translated, a weed you can't kill.  I know my Gmom wasn't born with the same surname so it might not truly apply to her, but my paternal grandparents are still thriving.  Well, maybe not thriving, but they are doing much better than most people their age, since … Continue reading Curating my collection.