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Saying Goodbye to Home

With five minutes to spare, we left the keys and garage door openers on the counter, locked the doors, and left our home at 305 Dalton Drive for the last time. In five minutes, the new owners would come in … Continue reading

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A Gift From Her Heart

I am grateful for all of my gifts. Regardless of the specific gift, how much money was spent on it, or any other variables, gifts are a blessing to me. Gifts are my love language. I received some very thoughtful … Continue reading

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Going Down Memory Lane

Mike and I are still in the throes of cleaning out our home where we have lived for more than thirty-four years. In early January a new family will move in and we will move on to our next adventure. … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out

Having lived in our home in Raleigh since May of 1988, we have accumulated a lot of stuff. Mike and I have been cleaning out the past few weeks, and are shocked to find what we have been storing. Well, … Continue reading

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Remembering Uncle Barry

This has been a sad week for me. Sunday was Father’s Day, which is always a difficult day for me. Neither my legal father nor my biological father was very fatherly. Since they are both deceased, there is no possibility … Continue reading

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Traditions and Memories

Another month is soon to end, and another year is well underway. Time passes on, and changes continue to occur. In our part of the country, one change that is happening and that is greeted with appreciation is the relaxing … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All

There are only a few days left before Christmas. Christmas is most of all a religious holiday, the celebration of the birthday of Jesus. In the midst of all of the frivolity, it is important to center ourselves and remember … Continue reading

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This is How It Ends

After the family took what items we wanted, the rest was sold through an online auction. This week was pickup day for those who purchased items through the auction. It was also pickup day for me, since I asked for … Continue reading

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Making Progress

Last week’s blog (How Much is Too Much?) was about my increased recognition that I/we have too much. I will not repeat that story, but if you missed it, you may want to go to itsinthesauce.com and read it. This … Continue reading

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Moments and Memories

With cooler mornings and the days beginning to shorten, we will soon ease into fall. It won’t be long before the leaves turn into vibrant oranges and gold. This particular season shows us more than any other how wonderful change … Continue reading

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