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2021 

I attended a conference on hoarding disorder yesterday, 1/30/2021. Some of the materials reminded me of this book: Throw Out Fifty Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life, authored by Gail Blanke and published in 2009. Ms. Blanke, from her book cover, is “a world-class motivator, a former colum...
01/31/2021
Joe Average quietly walked into his house of worship and began to pray: "Creator, I've been a supportive, gentle and loving husband, a creative, playful, good father all my life. I want to win the lottery. It would just be so great. Creator, I've never asked You for anything. Please, let me win t...
01/30/2021
I have a story of partnering with a client in her art room, which doubled as her file room. Magnificent space: her art on the walls, friends' and family's creations everywhere. Everything in its place, and a place for everything, supplies precisely at the ready in splendid wood cases to support i...
01/22/2021
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To this very day, you can buy mood rings on Amazon, eBay and Etsy. I don't wear rings. Mood knobs it will be.I've just gotten a small, inexpensive Ikea kitchen cart, finally going to really truly configure my kitchen for functionality, 11 years after moving in (Readers, you are allowed an eye rol...
01/17/2021
12 Brilliant Organizing Tips for Your Home is my curated first, an online article produced by Redfin, published January 13, 2021 and compiled by Julia Weaver, which I participated in by invitation. I'm above the fold, tip #3 - yay! Ms. Weaver has a way with words, and she's a great editor - I was...
01/14/2021
Sound may grant the ultimate power of connection to us. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami have compiled promising data that a routine hearing test administered to newborns may allow doctors to accurately screen those newborns for autism. In other words, there is ...
01/08/2021
"NAPO, as a professional association, supports its members through every stage of their business. The new NAPO Stamp of Approval Program has been created to identify established businesses that embrace and meet basic organizational standards and are in good standing in their jurisdictions. All bu...
01/04/2021