“A loved one wishes to inherit nice things from you. Not all things from you.” This is a dear little … Continue reading Book report: A kindness to those you leave behind
The recycling bin was especially heavy this week after I went searching for space in a file cabinet in which … Continue reading The purge continues
My final column for the Nevada Appeal, all about how my husband and I looked to the future and decided … Continue reading Like it or not, change happens
We now officially own no property. None. And until that check clears, we have no money either. Fingers crossed, breath … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes of address
For those of you who’ve been following this downsizing-and-moving-closer-to-family adventure, the end is in sight! To recap, we had several … Continue reading Honey, I’m home!
You’ve heard that the three rules of real estate are Location. Location. Location. I submit, however, that it’s not where you are, … Continue reading What’s more important, where you are or who you’re with?
In our twenties we moved from our home near the ocean in Southern California to Carson City, a lovely town … Continue reading The challenge and hope of a clean slate
Husband: You know the best part of living up here? You don’t run into people you know at the store. … Continue reading You never know who you’ll run into
Moving anywhere after twenty-five years requires some adjustment. We are, after all, creatures of habit. We expect our coffee cup, … Continue reading Thinking about this move as a vacation