Category Archives: Organization

Kitchen Remodel and Life Being Turned Upside Down

We started a kitchen remodel a few weeks ago, and estimated 6-8 weeks for the entire process. The fridge and oven have been moved into the living room, and we have food in boxes. It’s been difficult to clean and … Continue reading

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Doctoral Topic for Project Chosen

This morning, I sat down and mapped out my doctoral thesis project that will take 1 1/2 years to complete. I won’t begin my project until February, but it’s a huge relief to have a topic now. It’s amazing everything … Continue reading

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Planning Big Life Projects

Next year, I’ll be 50. There’s so much I want to do before and after that. Typically, in the past I’ve thought about what I want shortly before I do it. My thinking has changed in that I’m starting to … Continue reading

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Deep Cleaning Gives a Fresh Outlook on Life

Yesterday, I completely cleaned the main bedroom from top to bottom. I vacuumed the ceiling fan, the floorboards, the rug and hardwood floors, and the blinds, flipped the mattress, washed the sheets, washed the windows and all mirrors, moved out … Continue reading

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Working on Projects Makes me Happy

This week, I’ve spent some time thinking about a couple of projects I’d like to start, and as it turns out I have quite a few options. It’s amazing how once you start to focus on the things you can … Continue reading

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Creating Lists Help to Make Traveling Less Stressful

I’m leaving tomorrow on a trip up to Sun Valley for the weekend. I always create a packing list and as a result it only takes me 15-20 minutes to place everything into a suitcase. Before a trip, creating to … Continue reading

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iTunes is a Mostly Frustrating Experience and Not Simple for PC Users

Yesterday, I was adding some albums to my iTunes account when I discovered I had purchased the same songs numerous times in the last ten years and they still were not in my iTunes app. I’ve keep an email folder … Continue reading

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