The Unbelievable Lightness of Not Having Stuff

There have been many difficult components to this cross-Pacific move: the separation, first from my husband when he came over here; now from my oldest daughter, who wanted to stay back with her g-parents and finish out her 5th grade promotion stuff and Girl Scout activities; the enormous expense; the selling of all the old … Continue reading The Unbelievable Lightness of Not Having Stuff

Best. Day. Ever.

Ever since my husband got laid off six weeks ago, I haven't had many GOOD days. I've had "good" days that were simply not bad. I''ve had less-anxious days that didn't require a sleeping pill. I've had moderately happy days when a small freelance check came in and we could buy some food. But yesterday was a good day.