Category Archives: Time or Money

The Long Goodbye and The High Line

Have you had to say goodbye to a great friend? I’ve hugged many a woman friend goodbye over my adult years, and every time, I feel like my heart is breaking in half. Gone will be the fun times spent together … Continue reading

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Volunteering: Are You Really “Too Busy?”

The American philosopher/writer/publisher Elbert Hubbard wrote: “If you want something done, ask a busy person, for the other kind has no time.”  After our youngest went off to college I took a hiatus from big-time volunteering, which I had done … Continue reading

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Mirrors: Giving New Life to Old Things

We are renovating/sprucing up our 13-year-old Victorian-style home. I think layering old things and new things gives our home a lived-in yet beautiful vibe. That’s one reason why I thrift: to find old items that I can use as is … Continue reading

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Time or Money

Do You Have One or Both? My friend Pat and I have known each other for years; we met as Master Gardeners in training (she’s one of my Magnificent 7 friends). We try to spend a fair amount of time … Continue reading

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