Making downsizing an Olympic event with an assist from Amy


-+*Downsizing was pretty much a drag, until Amy Hughes showed up. She always made me laugh, since we first met at Camp Ge-Wah-Na the summer we turned 10.  She lived in New York; I lived in Florida.  With no cell phones and no internet, we kept the friendship going via letters until we lost touch […]

Save us from the stuff we save


-+*It used to be my own dirty little secret.  And then I started to read more about it—such as a recent  UCLA survey which estimates 75% of American families have so much stuff crammed in the garage, they can’t get the car in it. That made me felt much better about myself. Not because I […]