Sorting It All Out

Anyone who has moved or lost a surviving parent (in my case both in the same year) can relate to the arduous task of sorting through boxes and boxes of stuff that have accumulated over the years.  Deciding what to keep, what to toss, and what to donate is time consuming, and at times, mentally tiring.

Wrapping your mind around letting something go is difficult.  Unless you can set your mind to living in the present; leaving the past in the past, and not putting expectations on the future.


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Down in my basement, lined neatly on a shelf are handwritten notebooks chronicling my life. After years of writing, the experience became more of a burden then an important part of my day so I quit writing. Five years later I took up writing again. This time it was in the form of a blog which gave me a place to hang out after I lost my job. From there my blog content morphed into writing about my general contractor experience building our house. As my life experiences grew so did my blog.

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