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Everyone knows I'm from NYC. I can curse to make Popeye blush or James Tiberius Kirk wince (read the older "Best of" fan fiction, you'll understand) when I'm really frustrated, in pain or really frightened. Today, what ought to have been an easy Tuesday 5/15/2018, in fact a GREAT Tuesday 5/15/201...
I've decided "lazy" is one of the most vindictive words in the world. Whether it's Marie Kondo calling her clients "lazy" I-lost-count-of-how-many-times in "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," which to this day I desperately hope is a translation problem and a reflection of deep cultural diff...
My son's school adheres to the principles of, and is a fierce participating member in, the WE Movement. We.orgMe into WEWe is EveryoneWe Are the ChangeWe Are a Global CommunityI am WE Simple, even childish. 12,300 schools in North America and the UK, involving 1,000s of students, teachers, neighb...
The smallest details can make a huge difference for my clients: clear bins or opaque, color-coded manila folders or no folders at all, sort the spices by alphabet or cuisine...  It's always about making my clients as independent, powerful and self-sufficient as possible. I came across a Facebook ...
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a fan of the Big G. Goodwill. I like its mission, I like the way it accomplishes its mission. Frankly, when I'm making charitable donations on behalf of my clients, it's sooo darned convenient - Goodwills are as common as Starbucks and mushrooms out here. My Goodwill...
Friends of mine have poured their blood, sweat, tears, hearts, souls and courage into Monroe Lip Sync, a fundraiser for college scholarships for Monroe High School students, every year since 2004. The Show must go on is a time-honored phrase originating in circuses - even if the elephants stamped...
I reviewed The Tao of Time in an earlier post. I've been using the concepts in an entirely unapproved fashion - no affirmations, no visualizations, no consistency. Bad Organizer, bad. And nonetheless, the book is working for me. Finish your double-take and I'll explain. The book is a guide. It of...
You read "Turnkey Furnished" just now, here, on AR, as "Turkey Finished" and you think "It's not Thanksgiving" without a blink of an eye. And then "Charming Dacula Home in Sought After School District" as "Charming Dracula..." and you try to puzzle it out. I hereby declare I'm staying online for ...
Hello Activerain Fellows! It was my birthday on Thursday 4/12/2018 - the big 55. I WANNA make my 100,00 points for my birthday - OK, so I ought to have started this solicitation a little earlier, my bad and anti-Organizer. Comment, share, whatever it takes. Please, pretty please???? I only need 8...
The Client Side – I love this review as advice for anyone thinking of hiring an Organizer, forget whether someone chooses to work with me or not!!! Robin has so perfectly captured how a pro can help, I’m in awe. If the process can’t be fun, it (almost, grin) might not be worth it. Lauren “Faced w...

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