Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day Salute

I was moved by an essay written by a woman visiting the graves of her parents at Arlington National Cemetery. It appeared in the Washington Post and, although it has nothing to do with organizing, I am sharing it with you … Continue reading

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Making Checklists

Successful people are able to keep track of what they need to do and finish what they start. One of the best ways to improve your productivity is to use a checklist. You might already use a to-do list for … Continue reading

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Getting Kids to Pitch In

Economics professor Tyler Cowen was profiled in the Washington Post on May 13. He is an interesting character and has a popular blog,, with a faithful following. A quote in the article stuck out for me because it has … Continue reading

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Recycle in Style

I found a very smart looking, albeit expensive, recycling bin that would look good in just about any house. The Deluxe All-In-One Recycling Center from Mode holds up to 12 gallons of glass, plastic and metal and up to 5 … Continue reading

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