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Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.

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January 2014

“The Cleaning Chronicles #11” Make it Work

Employing a sliding drawer in my pantry helped organize envelope-type food packages. Thinking "through" your space is crucial when you're reorganizing your home. It's all well and good to take everything out, clean the space and the stuff and then... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #10” How Much is Enough?

Well? How much is enough? Easy enough question. But not many people have the answer. Bernie Madoff certainly didn't. And look where that got him. We are trained by the media to buy, buy, buy. We need that toaster oven, that pasta... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #9” Contain Yourself

It gets hard. It gets boring. It's tiring. And you just don't want to do it. But at the end of the project, you'll realize that it was worth it. But in the middle of it, you might "hit the... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #8” : I’d Rather Stick Needles in my Eyes

The top two shelves. Ackkkkk! I plan to edit, straighten and clean the food pantry today. And yes, I'd rather stick needles in my eyes. Formerly a coat closet, (I put shelves in as I don't have that many coats.)... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #7” : Editing More Than My Words

I've been doing more than just editing my words these last ten days. I've been editing stuff out of my life. Stuff I don't need. Stuff I didn't even remember I had. Stuff I no longer wanted to be responsible... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #6”: The Pressure Cooker Conundrum

I have a pressure cooker. I've used it once. To be honest, I'm a little afraid of it. I don't like pressure. And although the pressure cooker is a fast and easy way of cooking food in a hurry, they... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #5”: The Toughest Part is Pulling the Trigger

I didn't clean the entire porch at once. I did parts of the porch. This mirror was a part. Getting started is the hardest part. It's all just so much! Well, I suppose it is when you look at all of... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles #4”: You Don’t Have to Live With Your Mistakes

Going to charity. And I'm not done. We all make mistakes. And sometimes those mistakes are shopping mistakes. We see something on sale and think, "That would work in my wardrobe." Or, "I really should be making my own pasta."... Continue Reading →

“The Cleaning Chronicles” #3: It Gets Worse Before it Gets Better.

I only have one head. Most of these are going. It gets worse before it gets better? Why, yes. Yes it does! In order to get the junk out of your house, you have to pull it out of your... Continue Reading →

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