Tag Archives: Cleaning

I Got What I Wanted, And I Don’t Like It

Right after my last post about clearing the clutter of my mind so I can carry bright, calm, open spaces within me wherever I go, the IKEA catalog arrived on our doorstep. Unbidden but so alluring. I thought about putting … Continue reading

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Embracing Clutter And Keeping My Chair

We sat in the near-dark of the living room Saturday night talking about what we need to do, wish to do, and dread doing regarding the maintenance of our house. Although there’s nothing particularly awful or imminent, it all feels … Continue reading

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“Valuing the Carrot as Much as the Steak”

You might laugh at my latest dish-washing realization.  I left the dirty dishes after dinner one night and did not clean them until after dinner the next night.  This meant that as I made the next night’s dinner, I had … Continue reading

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Peace of Mind One Bowl at a Time

New Year’s resolutions are tempting.  It’s hard not to write out a list of all the things I’ll do and be as of the first day of a new year.  But I won’t let myself do it.  Lists are like … Continue reading

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