Divine Bird

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

November 15, 2014
by Jenny
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Cleaning House: Permanence

I may have written about this before but I can’t find it in any of my past posts, so…I think I know why I’ve been so driven to clean and organize so much. It occurred to me today that I … Continue reading

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 30, 2014
by Jenny
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Sophie

When I was a little girl, a cousin of my father’s came to visit from Poland. He brought with him a beautiful doll that I named Sophie, a “good Polish name” according to my grandma. When Grandma Irene passed away, … 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 26, 2014
by Jenny
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Moving to Maine: The Search, Part I

The first time I logged into Zillow.com and did a quick search of homes in Maine that simply met our budget, I found myself flooded with listings all over the state.  I started bookmarking listing after listing, making notes and … 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

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