sharing the stairs

because life has ups and downs…

What If…We Work Together?

These last few days have been a šŸŽ¢rollercoaster ride. I don’t need to tell you that. The scariest thing is that we can’t get off. It’s like we had a … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Downsizing- Part 2

If you ever decide to move over the holiday season, bless you! If you ever decide to move from a house where you lived for 17 years at the same … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Downsizing

In our blended family, we have the his, hers, and ours group of kids. I say kids, but I really mean one teenager and four young adults in their twenties. … Continue reading

December 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Empty Nest Test Drive

I’m sitting alone on a hotel bed as the rain pours down on the city below while our youngest daughter is at a concert. She was invited to go to … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

Loneliness is Real for Aging Parents

My 84-year-old mom fell in April when she tripped on asparagus that dropped from her grocery bag and broke her hip. I found out that she fell through a voicemail … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Formal Dining Room Transformation

Do you have a formal dining room? Do you use it for dining? I mean more than holiday dinners? We didn’t. Our formal dining room was a complete waste of … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · 4 Comments