A growing number of my clients may have hoarding disorder. It's put this post in mind. You walk into a house, hoping to sell it, and you know instantly that you can't. If you are able to talk to the homeowner, or someone close to the homeowner, such as a family member or estate trustee, you may b...
This steel-truss bridge, at peace in a grassy field in Edgewood, WA was something I passed for several months on my way to and from a client. It has a venerable history, having been built in 1925 and only decommissioned in 2013 and brought to land in 2015. The Washington State Department of Trans...
Mid-way through a month which holds sacred events for many of us, I was curious to see just how extensive that list of events might be. This calendar is compiled by the Pew Research Center, an extremely well-regarded think tank. This link gets you to the calendar. Peace to all of us, and the free...
Rob Macauley, a Loan Officer with the Home Lending Division of 1st Security Bank is another of my BNI colleagues. I could never have understood that doing math, reviewing paperwork, and coaching people along about the process of buying a home, could be done with as much passion, grace, and good h...
I just got back from a few days in Minneapolis. Too cold for me, I'd never make it in the Winter. Even with the Mall of America as a refuge. Or maybe especially with the Mall of America as a refuge. Don't misunderstand me, it was well-designed: pretty, accessible, all the usual food courts. The A...
Edmonds WA's second pocket park, Dayton Street Plaza, dedicated April 5, 2017 according to "Don't blink - you might miss Edmonds' newest petite park" in the March 30 edition of the Edmonds Beacon, is exquisite. The photo above is one image of some of the artwork. Pocket parks, also known as mini-...
I’m considering “Dust in my hair and a smile on my face” for my new motto. My dog Trevor. He’s got an even better smile than I do. Not really, I’m quite pleased with myself for “I help you think outside of the box to get something into the box,” which is quite versatile at need – for example, I r...

Lauren Williams, CPO, CVPO

Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
Contact The Author