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I had to track down the cashier I spoke of last week because he doesn't work every night. Took a couple of minutes of detective work to confirm his name. Wasn't five minutes of toil to get his schedule from a supervisor. I went back last night. I gave that sweet young man his compliment. His smil...
When I read this book, I didn’t feel I’d learned much in the way of new techniques, new ideas, about time, information or stuff management. EXCEPT… Ms. Kolberg presents a framework of time and stuff overwhelm and conflicts, and protections against falling into the traps, in an exciting and novel ...
I love learning something new about the people I think I know... Sue Cole is an insightful, compelling portrait photographer. BUT her real passion is fine art photography. I never knew, and just saw some of her work for the first time today at a "mini" gallery hosted by InSpark Coworking in Lynnw...
I'm thrilled to write a review of Denise Allan's and Vlasta Hillger's book Declutter and Thrive. I know both of them as creative, caring, deeply skillful Organizers through our shared membership, and close community, in the Seattle Area Chapter of our professional society, the National Associatio...
There was a shooting on Thursday, 6/14/2018, at a gas station of one of the groceries I use most frequently in the entire state of Washington. Someone died. I hadn't heard a thing about it: I'd been busy having a grand time at a Yelp business mixer, meeting fascinating people in as wide a range o...
I'm a registered service provider with the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA), the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Sound Generations, a social services agency for seniors. I teach a bare-bones organizing class for BIAWA clients. The Society approached me after one of its clients...
It's road trip season, launched by Memorial Day and "School's Out" for Summer soooo soon (Yes, Alice Cooper is roaring in my head). In readiness, I'm proud to say that I've joined the PAID (disclosure is both ethically and legally required) affiliate program for car products. Here's why: see th...
and nonetheless satisfied.
I'm delighted to announce that I've earned my first Specialist Level II Certificate, in Chronic Disorganization, from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Nine hours of classes, required reading and an exam...And three more Certificates to aim for!