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Category Thoughts and Ideas

Downsizing and Letting Go of Stuff

Our two sons were finishing college when my husband of 30 years accepted a new job.    All was good, except for one tiny detail.  This position was located 780 miles from our home.  All our stuff – literally and figuratively – was in Houston.  A home filled with the accouterments of raising our boys.  Plus 20 years’ worth of friendships, history, comfort, and security.  My life was in Houston,

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Something New and Different

You can’t just be you.  You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know.

    -Mary Wells Lawrence, 88, advertising executive and first female CEO of a NYSE company

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What Do You Do?

My kids are grown and on their own, and I don’t have a job. 

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Our Marriage Notebook – Dates With A Little Red Book

A few years ago, I gave my husband a simple and inexpensive valentine—a small, red notebook. Inside the front cover, I wrote a message to my sweetheart. I proposed, with this notebook in hand, we sit down a few times a year and talk about our marriage. My concept was to document our hopes and dreams for the coming months and what we’d like to work on, as a couple,

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Play With No Purpose

A personal goal for 2016 – and one I plan to carry into this new year— take more time to play.   Play with no purpose in mind.  Let go of my to-do list, turn off my phone, stop worrying about what needs to be done.  Play by myself, play with my friends, play with my husband – play and have fun

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