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Posts Tagged “seniors”

The Story of Pookie: The Importance of Being Needed

Posted on December 19th, 2014 by Margit Novack
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When my husband was growing up, his family had a series of songbirds, canaries and parakeets, each of whom was named Pookie. So it seemed only natural that the green-and-yellow parakeet we acquired would be dubbed Pookie as well. Pookie didn’t strike me as a very exciting pet. He didn’t sing, he didn’t talk, he didn’t […]

Stop Warehousing Your Kids’ Stuff

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by Margit Novack
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Kobe Bryant’s mother is trying to auction off old high school stuff he left in her house, and Bryant is trying to stop her. Bryant contends that the things belong to him; his mom says he left them there and said he didn’t want them. She wants to use the $450,000 advance from the auction […]

How to Handle Family Criticism During the Holidays

Posted on December 21st, 2012 by Margit Novack
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“You know, some of Mom’s shirts are stained. You should take her shopping for some new clothes.” My brother, who comes in town twice a year, was full of suggestions. He didn’t have time to help with any of them, but he had lots of ideas about what I should be doing. When holidays roll around, you are surrounded […]

90% of Aunt Betty

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by Margit Novack
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“Margie Dear, I am moving and I need your help.” So began the call from my 91-year old Aunt Betty. Never mind that I have used my real name, Margit, for 38 years. To Aunt Betty, I will always be Margie.  Betty has buried three husbands, and her only daughter, my first cousin, died at […]

The Story of My Treasures

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by Margit Novack
From www.movingsolutions.com | info@movingsolutions.com | 610-853-4300

As a Senior Move Manager, I see all sorts of client treasures, so it has made me think about my own l treasures as well. If you went to my home, you probably would not notice my treasures, even though they are in plain view. That’s because they look ordinary. They don’t have a lot of […]