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I'm recycling some of my review of Minter's first book: Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade to write this review ♥. Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter is amusing, terrifying, inspiring, infuriating and depressing. Not the book itself, which is ...
01/02/2023
This makes me sad. I posted this article on Tuesday April 25, 2017 about a marvelous old bridge: "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...
12/27/2022
Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade by Adam Minter is amusing, terrifying, inspiring, infuriating and depressing. Not the book itself, which is wonderful: Minter is an accomplished journalist with a unique understanding of his subject matter - junkyards, scrapyards, recycli...
12/26/2022
Sari Solden, MS and Michelle Frank, PsyD in A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD, a New Harbinger self-help workbook, teach self-validation. They approach their mission from deeply intimate perspectives: both women live with ADD, and both have dedicated their professional lives to supporting ADD-a...
12/19/2022
A friend of mine volunteers at Resilient Hearts Animal Sanctuary, so it's TOP NOTCH. They've got a fundraising party going on this Friday,  December 16, 2022 at The Dock in Fremont, 1102 North 34th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 from 6:00PM to closing. If you can't make the party - I'm letting you kno...
12/13/2022
Breathing Room: Open Your Heart by Decluttering Your Home is a self-help book written by Lauren Rosenfeld, a life coach who focuses on spirituality, and Dr. Melva Green, a psychiatrist on the TV show Hoarders. I watch Hoarders for white noise while I work, I dislike Hoarders, I have a guilty plea...
12/12/2022
I wish I'd read Stuff by Randy Frost and Gail Steketee a long long time ago. Because it's the first book I would have always recommended, and it is now the first book I will always recommend, to anyone who thinks s/he/they may have hoarding challenges, or to anyone who has suffered the impact of ...
12/08/2022
Rise Above Your Stuff: A Workbook for those Struggling to find Themselves amidst their Stuff  by Dr. Barbara Jo Dennison and Ms. Karen Kruzan is both a self-help manual for people with clutter challenges and a workbook which can be used as a supplement to their Fresh Start support group programmi...
12/05/2022
Fresh Start: Overcoming Chronic Disorganization and Hoarding Group Manual by Barbara Jo Dennison, PhD, LISW-S and Ms. Karen Kruzan, LISW-S, CPO-CD, a manual for the development and maintenance of support groups for people with clutter challenges, is one of the few books I've ever read which I've ...
11/28/2022
So I'm working with HS late afternoon Saturday. Up in Heron's Cove (By the way, all names are fictional). Kinda out there in the middle of it's-a-small-town nowhere. And we're doing our thing, clearing a cabinet. Knickknacks, memorabilia, tools, sewing notions. And a bullet. Big 'ol thing, good t...
11/17/2022