Monthly Archives: September 2016

plan b

As Preparedness Month comes to an end, I had a weather-related incident that brought home the importance of being able to access information in more than one place. Yesterday, the power in my house went out. This was the fourth … Continue reading

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quote: focus

Determining a goal is only part of your success. Setting your focus is what will get you to the finish line. People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it … Continue reading

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what’s in your pantry?

Periodically, I get carried away at the grocery store. It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes I buy more than I intended and then I have to figure out where to put it. I have a small pantry in the kitchen … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with photographs?

This actually is a question from a recent presentation I gave to a seniors group, women and men in their 70s and 80s. What distinguishes these folks is that they have lots of printed photos, which present a set of … Continue reading

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preparedness month

September is National Preparedness Month, created by the Department of Homeland Security and supported by many organizations, including the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). There have been numerous fires and floods in the news, with people unable to verify … Continue reading

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