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My Aunt’s Secret to a Clean House

A woman wearing headphones while dusting a wall with a feather duster
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I always wondered how Aunt Vi did it. Her house was full of antiques, knickknacks, shelves of clocks, and cages of live birds. At Christmastime, she packed two trees with hand-sewn ornaments, obscuring the needles.

And yet, it was all neat and nicely displayed — not cluttered. And no dust.

Lacking housekeeping skills of my own, I once asked her, “What’s the secret to having such…




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Laura Lind

Laura Lind

I’m writing life lessons, personal essays, and articles about pop culture and animals. I’m a writer, occasional songwriter, music teacher, and improviser.

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