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The Memoirist

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Even Fixer-Uppers Need Love

Don’t make me do it again

The calendar displayed March 2020. I looked around our house in Northern California, surveyed the property, and said, “We are done.” It happened. The fixer-upper house we bought at the end of the housing crisis in 2011 was finished. As finished as any house can be.



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Amy Strommer

Amy dreams of writing humor between her naps, having a clean house, and reading the 17 books stacked on her nightstand.