Rich People

As the United States enters a new era in politics that looks more like a modern version of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Emperor's New Clothes," I can't imagine what my country looks like to outsiders.  Pure chaos, perhaps?  I'm still in disbelief that a reality television star and businessman with no political background is our new … Continue reading Rich People


Letting Go

Whew, it's been a whirlwind few days...a whirlwind few AWESOME days.  Last Thursday, we moved into our new office.  It's a moment I've been looking forward to for months.  We bought a slightly moldy wood-paneled 1980's metal building and gutted it.  Now it's brand new and shiny, and I could do a happy dance all day … Continue reading Letting Go

Day One of the Rest of Your Life

Ok, it's 11:30am, and I'll admit I haven't started the Fly Lady challenge.  Don't count me out though!  All I'm supposed to do on Day One is shine my sink.  I did get dressed to the shoes and planned my dinner menu for the week.  We didn't get in until about 10pm last night from a short weekend … Continue reading Day One of the Rest of Your Life

Housework is the Pits

I have a confession to make. I really, really, really don't like doing housework.  What, you too?!?!?!  No way!  It's a necessary evil, right?  You can't passive aggressively ignore it, or you're one police siren away from making the 6 o'clock news or at least the television show "Hoarders." Ok, so there are some people who … Continue reading Housework is the Pits

Little Victories

In the past few months, I've been chipping away at the overwhelming avalanche of stuff and clutter in my home.  It really is overwhelming, especially when people add to the mix through marriage and childbirth.  I still feel like I'm baby stepping away, and that's okay.  It's easy to fantasize about those minimalist apartments and … Continue reading Little Victories