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Blog-a-day-discovery: Simpler. Easier. Happier.

I’ve been trying off and on (more off than on lately) to declutter my life, downsize my possessions, just make life easier all around.

Part of the reason for this is that I have no family who will take on the project when I’m gone, part of it is that we want to move into a smaller space (having done our years of “more is better” “bigger houses are better houses”), and part of it is that we plan to move it Italy in the next 5 years or so. The latter should be motivation enough to have the house and garage empty by now, but alas, knowing that I’ve got 5 years makes the going a bit slower!

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Downsizing. Dread. Emotional attachment. Procrastination.

Subtitled: Isn’t there a book that needs to be read?

I’m in the process of getting rid of a ton of our stuff. I want to move to Italy and we can’t possibly take all this stuff, nor do I feel an urgent need for my third grade spelling book to accompany me on the trip. And, I particularly don’t need all the stuff in boxes that we haven’t even opened since before we knew each other!

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