Divine Bird

I believe in a high-fiber diet…like wool, alpaca, cashmere…

November 9, 2014
by Jenny
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Cleaning House: Still At It

I’m straddling the line between “oh dear gods I will never be done” and “oh, hey, looks like there’s an end in sight”.  The improvement in my house is not immediately apparent to the newcomer, but to me, it’s definitely … Continue reading

October 31, 2014
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Cleaning House: Bins and Donations

Just had to post that as of today, I have gotten rid of 15 boxes, 5 garbage bags, and two huge bins full of stuff. The local Vietnam Vets group picks everything up and I even get to arrange for … Continue reading

October 22, 2014
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Cleaning House: The Basement, Part II

A few days have gone by since I started on the basement, and progress is definitely happening down there. I’m in the “oh my gosh this is so dull I hate this” phase, which is the part where I go … Continue reading

October 20, 2014
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Cleaning House: The Basement, Part I

I did not take pics of the basement before we started. I used to pretend that the mess didn’t exist. I went in there to do laundry, and that was enough for me. I had a path to the washer … Continue reading

October 19, 2014
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Cleaning House: Fall Edition

Sometimes, like many people, I look back and wonder, “where did the summer go?” or “did x weeks just fly by when I blinked?”  This summer has been especially bad for that, though. Since June, Dashing has been in and … Continue reading

June 10, 2014
by Jenny
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Bzy Bee

I swear I blinked and it was June. That’s what happens when your head is buried in edits. After MA S&W, I returned to Real Life where my day job was in a whirl — it’s the end of the … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
by Jenny
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Moving to Maine: The First Step

So! We want to move to Maine.  The first step is to get our finances back on track. We have a lot of work to do. A. Lot. Of. Work. A two-year timeline is kind of imperative, as we’re starting almost from … Continue reading

April 20, 2014
by Jenny
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Moving to Maine: A New Plan

My husband and I have been talking about our future. His job went to 100% telecommuting a few years ago, but it wasn’t until the last year or so that they finally worked out the kinks and got comfortable with … Continue reading

March 23, 2014
by Jenny
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A Bit of a Reset

We joke at work that our motto is “BE FLEXIBLE” because in the world of Adult Education, nothing is ever certain.  Funding can change, administrators can adjust things at the last minute, and then there’s the unpredictable student body to … Continue reading

March 12, 2014
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Illuminated

Today’s “work” was actually a lot of fun.  Lilith came over in the morning to help me sort through my ribbon and trim collection.  Interestingly, I had only three boxes, not four as I’d thought.  That was a nice surprise! … Continue reading

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