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Who Will Take my Grandmother’s Teacups? by
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Prompted By Moving Day

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So yes, it is time to get started. But first, I have to find a good home for this Waterford bowl my aunt gave me when I got married.
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Finding my Lost Old Friends by
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As I age, I reflect back over all of the people who were important to me for a period of time and then lost as our lives took different paths.
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The Button Box and Other Stuff I Should Toss by
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Prompted By Get Organized

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My husband has shirts and sweatshirts hanging in this closet that fit into the category of “I thought I had a shirt that I used to wear with this sweater but it’s gone.”
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My Mother’s Art of Tidying Up by
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Prompted By Get Organized

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I lack my mother’s passion for tidying up. So I have decided to embrace the clutter in my life and put my energy into things that really “spark joy.”
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Celebrating the New Year Over a Lifetime by
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Prompted By The New Year

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Looking over the ways I have celebrated the New Year, it’s hard to remember why it used to be such a big deal.
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood by
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I’ve enjoyed some of the movies that have made top ten lists. Parasite, The Irishman, JoJo Rabbit, and Marriage Story are particularly good among the ones I have been able to see. But my favorite movie of the year for pure enjoyment is Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. It was released this summer, so people…
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Holidays Leave Me Overwhelmed and Nostalgic by
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Prompted By Holidaze

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I have no control over the holidaze. The only thing I can control is how I respond to it.
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Annette by
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Prompted By Cousins

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Annette was more like the sister I always wished for than a cousin.
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The Sharing Tree by
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Prompted By Charity

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I hope the preschoolers we taught remember that charity begins in our hearts and in the way we treat one another.
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Remembering Babyhood with Love by
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Prompted By Baby Books

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When I thumb through my mother’s attempt to memorialize my early childhood, it doesn’t really matter what she wrote or what she saved. The love with which she did it is what endures.
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