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The Importance of Being Painted

  THE OTHER NIGHT, a friend and I got to talking about how to stage a house for sale. Trying to sell a house while you’re living in it, as she is doing — the necessity to keep everything in … Continue reading

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Moving Blues

THIS MOVING BUSINESS is starting to get to me. I’m doing two simultaneous moves from my 2BR Boerum Hill duplex: one to a 1BR garden floor-through a couple of blocks away, and one to a cottage in Springs, a few … Continue reading

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Detaching from Dean Street

AT THE END OF APRIL, I’m downsizing from a grand, 1,800-square-foot garden/parlor duplex to a more sensible garden floor-through a few blocks away. It’s been 2-1/2 years, which flew, and I’ve loved living here. I’ve realized that my identity is … Continue reading

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