Elaine McAllister

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Grandma’s Mantra!

Grandma’s Mantra!

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Aging, Downsize, Family, Get Fit!, Just Life!, Simplify, Uncategorized, Weight loss | 2 comments

The pendulum is swinging, and with it comes a promise of freedom! Freedom from stuff! Freedom from bulging closets and overstuffed drawers. Freedom from colored plastic totes, methodically organized and labeled, but full of even more stuff! You see, I’m the daughter of a ‘saver-of-everything’ – one with almost hoarder status, by today’s...

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That Glimpse of Life, Within…

That Glimpse of Life, Within…

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Aging, Elder Care, Family, Just Life!, Thankful | 8 comments

He’s a giant! Always a great believer in the power of a positive attitude! Ornery, and full of spunk! I remember – in years past – whenever he was asked how he was doing, his standard response was “if I was any better, I’d be twins!” Full of spunk, and equally full of bull! Quick to interject a joke into any conversation. Quicker yet to enter any...

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