Hoarding vs Sparking Joy

Once You’ve Read The Swedish Art of Death Cleaning, You’ll Never Go Back

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I am absolutely, definitively not a hoarder.

I remember my dad telling me the story of his mother, standing over a burn barrel in their back yard, blithely tossing in a letter she’d received from Harry S. Truman (yes, that Harry S. Truman). I don’t recall the circumstances under which she had gotten this letter, but that’s…

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Susan is a runner, a mom of 3 grown children, and an avid traveler. She writes about humans, and wrote a book about false accusations of sexual assault.

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Susan Kelley

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Susan is a runner, a mom of 3 grown children, and an avid traveler. She writes about humans, and wrote a book about false accusations of sexual assault.

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