The only reason a great many American families don't own an elephant is that they have never been offered an elephant for a dollar down and easy weekly payments. ~Mad Magazine Several months ago, in my declutter group, I shared a list of subject lines from one day’s worth of email. I had made . . .
One may go a long way after one is tired. ~French proverb Over the weekend, I attended my niece’s wedding. It was a beautiful, warm day and as I enjoyed the cocktail reception, a family member came up to me and asked me how I was feeling and how the kids . . .
If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies. ~Author Unknown Last week after Pilates class I asked my friend Snigdha if she had read my recent blog post “Company Eggs”. She usually sends me a text with a kind comment or general feedback, . . .
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. ~Max Beerbohm I’ve learned a lot in my journey toward minimalism: It takes time (I’ve been working on it for over five years), patience (not everyone in . . .
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust I am sitting out on the deck at the lodge where we vacation each summer. I never get tired of the view of the . . .
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~Buddhist Saying This week marks my older son’s sixth week of therapy for Avoidant/t/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) at LPCH at Stanford and a . . .
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. ~Harrison Ford Last week I attended Open House at my younger son’s school; my son did not want to attend as he had a project to finish and was studying for a Language Arts test scheduled the next morning. I used to . . .
To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man's heart. ~Francesco Guicciardini Last Tuesday as I sat around the dinner table with my husband and boys, I couldn’t help but smile, I had had a productive day. I finished my . . .
“Paperwork would be so bad if it weren’t for all the paper. And the work” – Darynda Jones Last month while I was waiting for my younger son to finish his neurotherapy session, one of the office staff noticed me sitting in the reception area writing out insurance claim forms; I rolled my eyes and . . .
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh I’ve been working with several clients and to help get them moving along on their own journey toward minimalism. I always start off by telling them that the process takes patience and time and as long as they . . .