Dancing out of your comfort zone is more fun than stepping!

When I first heard about some teachers at my school planning to dance on stage for a Variety Show scholarship fundraiser, I chuckled.  They must be really talented, I thought. After one of the first meetings a colleague spoke to … Continue reading Dancing out of your comfort zone is more fun than stepping!

Finding Joy in the act of getting rid of clutter.

Time to clear out the clutter and do some organizing.  It’s easier than dieting and exercise.  So I think.

Going through the stuff is daunting.  I put it off and then put it off again.  My husband’s stuff stayed where it was and I tried not to think about it for a long time. I have not really accepted that I am a widow and that Mike will not want or need these items anymore.

I went through my closet and got rid of clothes that no longer fit or that I just don’t wear.  I put them in big black bags to place at the end of the driveway for pick up from whichever group gave me the flyer that month.  Throwing a few of Mike’s things in the big black bag was an easy way to start.  Not all of his clothes, just a few items at a time.

I saved a few pieces thinking my sons may want to wear them.  They really didn’t.

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