Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Oh my......what a job this moving is!!

As we get ready to move into a smaller home and I am having a day to myself while packers are loading up and packing last minute things....an important thought comes to mind.  Why oh why do we as humans feel the need to accumulate so much STUFF??

Everywhere I visit on the web it seems as though everyone is either buying or selling MORE STUFF!  

Really.....when all is said and done you really only NEED  a very few things to live in this world....the rest is just added baggage. 

  Then......when you have lived your life and realize that you need to relieve yourself of all this STUFF....you must face the fact that you have to get rid of it or put it somewhere.  Ahhh........
a stress causer.....FOR SURE!  LOL LOL

But I think I may have come upon an easier solution.....I know it is not really doable in this world...but it is just a thought....here it is....

Just hire a giant to move it ....... house and all....then no packing and no purging.  (O:(O:(O:

what do you think?

Keep smilin'



  1. Congrats oh so excited for you. This is such an honor and your home so deserving. I cannot wait to see you in the next issue.
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  2. Jim and I went to an estate sale this last week-end and when we left, I told him how happy I was that our kids won't ever have to deal with that. We have some stuff but most of it can go with the RV when they sell it. I just hope someday they realize how lucky they are. Stuff just can overwhelm us so easily. I blame most of our consumerism on advertising on TV or other media. They convince we just have to have all that stuff.

  3. I hear giants are pretty expensive to hire though.

  4. I had to go through the same thing when we moved into this new apartment. From 5 large rooms with tons of closet space I had to weed out enough items so that what was left would fit into 3 rooms, to closets, and a large overhead storage space. I had so many books. Most were in boxes as there was no room in the bookcases. Wasn't hard getting rid of college textbooks, but some fiction was very hard to part with. Also had to get rid of my collection of porcelain dolls which broke my heart, but it was something that had to be done.

  5. We learn this lesson late in life. Stuff is over- rated.

  6. I couldn't agree with you more -- especially now that I am of a "certain age" when I need to start letting go. I don't envy your task, but I will certainly be joining you in the future!

  7. You've discovered the joy in moving -- getting rid of stuff.

  8. LOL... even a Giant would have difficulty relocating this Magpie's Nest! I am still deep into the Edit and Purge... making Progress, but you are right... as time goes by the accumulation does build up! And then it seems as one reaches a particular Season of Life nearer the end than the beginning... you long to return to Simplicity and the Basics. I may never be a true Minimalist, but I am striving to become less of a Maximalist! *winks* May your Move go smooth... Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian


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