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    @IL, that is hilarious! But seriously, you do...

    @IL, that is hilarious!

    But seriously, you do have a point about stuff having meaning, particularly all of it. No way can all of it have meaning, maybe some, but not all. Honestly not sure where...
  2. Live about the midpoint between those two areas.

    Live about the midpoint between those two areas.
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    Dealing with the many things that meant something...

    Dealing with the many things that meant something to my parents, or my grandparents, even great grandparents (yep my folks kept everything and were too willing to let the house become the family...
  4. Hey there, UL on which side of Chicago is your...

    Hey there, UL on which side of Chicago is your new job? I live an hour straight north, almost to the WI state line.
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    Update: the estate sale was a two day sale this...

    Update: the estate sale was a two day sale this past weekend. We found a reputable local company that did an excellent job of staging the sale from what I could see in online photos. According to...
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    On destination weddings: DH's niece also...

    On destination weddings:



    DH's niece also had a destination wedding. It was obvious that it was a good excuse to have a vacation but it also had the added bonus of keeping crazy grandma away,...
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    I would tell him directly that his behavior at...

    I would tell him directly that his behavior at your home was inappropriate and you are taking a break, you don't want contact, period. Even if you get an explanation or an apology, you can accept...
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    The "everything must go" is in the public...

    The "everything must go" is in the public announcement though I know that won't likely happen. There will be stuff left, just a matter of how much.

    As far as the leftovers, MS put it in the...
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    It could be another year but I sure hope not. MS...

    It could be another year but I sure hope not. MS has complained about all the work so maybe telling her she's asking for another winter of running back and forth to shovel the sidewalks (they have...
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    Bumping for a quick update. MS finally waved...

    Bumping for a quick update.

    MS finally waved the white flag on insisting we do more cleaning and contracted with an estate sale company with my input, er, very strong encouragement. Keys were...
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    Welcome back and glad you found us again I...

    Welcome back and glad you found us again

    I remember when the much earlier incarnation of the board shut down (IIRC it was a list format) and I was so sad. I was an internet newbie then and didn't...
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    A bit late to the thread, but yeah, exactly this....

    A bit late to the thread, but yeah, exactly this. Many years ago I dated someone who turned out to be "not a stable person" and while years later I realized he probably had some sort of personality...
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    What kills me is that the wife, kid and family...

    What kills me is that the wife, kid and family are dragged along in this.
  14. Thanks everyone, it is progress even as MS gripes...

    Thanks everyone, it is progress even as MS gripes her way through it. I will assist just to get it done but I am seriously evaluating how I will proceed in my relationship with MS after this is...
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    I did a major purge of film photos a few years...

    I did a major purge of film photos a few years ago. I went through mostly vacation photos and got rid of duplicates, bad shots, plus organized them. It turned out that DH's penchant for taking...
  16. We tried selling stuff this way but dealt with...

    We tried selling stuff this way but dealt with way too many weird people. Too many folks with questions that were answered in the ad, balked at paying cash or just wanted us to call / text them with...
  17. Thread: May Purge

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    Took the slideboard that I had used only a few...

    Took the slideboard that I had used only a few times and that was years ago, to Goodwill. So glad to get it from under the bed which was the best place to store it.

    The space under my bed is...
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    OMG, Tradd, I remember you posting about dating...

    OMG, Tradd, I remember you posting about dating this guy way back then. What is with people who can't let go to the point of stalking even years later? And with spouse, kid, family members in tow?...
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    To the bolded: I love this. It's up there with...

    To the bolded: I love this. It's up there with "Johnny Depp'in it"
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    Oh my... Having studied several languages, I...

    Oh my...

    Having studied several languages, I have a heightened awareness of grammar in my native language. Used to not care but once I got into languages, all of a sudden those boring English...
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    I generally follow this as well. I don't use...

    I generally follow this as well. I don't use "senior moment" either. I say "brain cramp" instead because a brain cramp can happen at any age, right?

    Nor do I reference old technology or say...
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    That's me. There's been a couple of times where...

    That's me. There's been a couple of times where I cried while leaving jobs, not over the former job but over the people.



    DH worked with a guy who was so involved i.e. emmeshed his mother...
  23. Bumping for short update. Went to parents' home...

    Bumping for short update. Went to parents' home for first time in nearly a year, to help clean and to assess the state of the house. As usual it was to me to follow up because MS still wants to...
  24. Thanks, the longer I live and see the effects of...

    Thanks, the longer I live and see the effects of the enmeshment that developed between my parents and sisters as a result of being kept close, the more I am glad I left when I did. It was not easy...
  25. Agree that pressure has to be maintained until...

    Agree that pressure has to be maintained until this is done. Contacting the attorney is still on the table, but for now, I am staying my hand because it was clear to me the pressure was on, though...
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