Monthly Archives: June 2011

paypal or pay with credit card

I’ve been checking the mailbox every day, hoping to find the proof that I can finally, finally approve and publish. I look forward to announcing the launch date this week. Until then, I’ve been looking at methods for accepting credit … Continue reading

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How Jamie Lee Curtis Organizes

Photo by: Andrew Eccles You know her as an actor and writer, but Jamie Lee Curtis is an experienced organizer as well. In the October 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine, Jamie Lee talks about the systems she has created … Continue reading

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section eight excerpt – perfection

While I’m waiting for what I hope will be the final proof, here’s another excerpt from The Clutter Book: People often are surprised to learn that some perfectionists procrastinate. If you think you can’t do it perfectly, what’s the point … Continue reading

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Information Hoarding

A recent question on an organizers’ e-chat about people who hoard information made me think about my clients who have trouble letting to of printed material.  Magazines, newspapers, brochures, product specifications, newsletters, announcements, bills and drafts of reports all had some value at … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Tribute

I don’t pay attention to Father’s Day advertising because I don’t celebrate the holiday.  My father died 30 years ago and I stopped commemorating the day.  In fact, most years I forget about it altogether.  This time of year you … Continue reading

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interminable editing

The book is still not ready, which is exceedingly frustrating. I thought I scoured the proof and corrected every error, but when I got the second proof, I found three more typos in the first 15 pages. How did they … Continue reading

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final edits

I thought by now I would be announcing the availability of my book on amazon; however, there have been some delays. After I received the proof, I got food poisoning and wasn’t able to work for almost a week. I’m … Continue reading

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