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Day 312: Chop

No, I didn’t carry water. And actually, it was more like chainsaw instead of chop. Today, I spent the first part of the day outdoors climbing–sure, the morning started off cold, but with with a bright sun and a south-facing … Continue reading

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Day 262: Consolidate

Some days it’s all about the little victories. I seem to be gaining back the initiative to dig into the last of those boxes from the move. Our master bathroom is the worst right now. I ended up leaving the … Continue reading

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Day 261: Select

Tonight, my youngest asked if we could make cupcakes for dessert. That request sent me down to the basement to retrieve the last of the unpacked kitchen boxes. I dragged the box upstairs and started to pull out stuff in … Continue reading

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Day 175: Wrap

So apparently, we own a few pieces of Waterford crystal and Haviland china. I found these pieces tucked away in the china cabinet in our dining room–untouched, and unused, since the day we placed them in that cabinet eleven years … Continue reading

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Day 114: De-gamify

Yes, I know that I just made up a word using another made-up word, and that I am not even using that word correctly…. We have two cabinets in our house with stacks of games. This one is in the … Continue reading

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Day 112: Expire

So I’ve been trying to tackle my office in bits and spurts. I have been in the same space for eight years and have certainly built up a steady accretion of papers, books, and assorted detritus over the years. I … Continue reading

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Day 61: Maneuver

Today was not really the day I expected it to be. I have a big writing project due in less than two weeks. With everything else that has been going on at home and at work, I haven’t had a … Continue reading

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