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Mail problem solved

July 6, 2016


Sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands. Enough of being nice and following the rules. It was simple enough. If there is no mailbox for mail, mail can’t be delivered, right? So as not to unduly confuse the postman, I posted this sign in the same spot where the mailbox used […]

Trolls – the good kind

June 29, 2016


I am very sorry that trolls have a bad reputation. As a child, I played with trolls and they were some of my favorite toys. Here is my collection, saved from the junk man. Of course, I had to bring these to my home. Although, I am not sure Mr. Ken was as excited as […]

Surreal customer service

June 22, 2016


Once upon a time there was a nice lady named Nancy, who always tried to be a responsible adult. After her mother died, Nancy dutifully changed the mailing address to her own house. She even went in person to the local post office to do this. A week later, mail was still coming to the […]

Happy memories

June 15, 2016


It has been tough to clean out my childhood home and get it ready to sell. In some ways, this has been harder on me than the week the my dear Mom died. But, somehow I am managing to get through it. Cleaning out the house has had some happy moments too. As I was […]

What a little paint and polish can do!

June 8, 2016


Okay, here it is – the before and after pictures. I now consider myself quite knowledgeable in: plumbing plastering painting. Who knew? As I walk through the beautiful clean house with the gleaming hardwood floors and newly painted walls, I hardly recognize the place! We took up the wall-to-wall carpet, which has hidden the hardwood […]

My week

May 25, 2016


Nothing much on the blog front this week. I am busy getting my Mom’s house ready to be put on the market. The house is over 50 years old and it was well-maintained, but it does need some refreshing. We are removing the wallpaper and painting the walls. We are also pulling up the wall-to-wall […]

Surprises in Cambridge

May 18, 2016


I had occasion to be back in Cambridge at the Harvard Business School for a Board meeting. I just love being in Cambridge! I feel smarter when I’m there.🙂 I was a little early to my meeting, so I took a stroll around the area. The Business School is right next to the Charles River, […]


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