Life, the Universe and Everything

Your Top 10 Objects Your Kids Don’t Want

Professional Organizers see a lot of Stuff. And hear a lot of sentimental arguments about why someone is keeping the Stuff. “My kids may want it someday” may top the list for “Most frequently heard reason for keeping the Stuff.”   In less affluent times, “My kids may want it someday” was prudent. Humans didn’t…

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Angst, software development style

David Innes, Realbasics.com, is my webmaster, so I enjoy following his Facebook feed. He recently posted this t-shirt. I don’t think this applies to just software development!! We are all human and we all makes mistakes. And yah, I think this is really funny. Shirts off to ILoveProgramming  at Teespring.com for this one and a bunch…

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Lauren Williams, Casual Uncluttering LLC Celebrating Dreams

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Casual Uncluttering LLC will be a Showcased Business at the Washington Women’s Business Center (WWBC) Premiere Event “Celebrating Dreams“ Thursday May 30, 2019, 6:00PM – 9:00PM at Metropolist 2931 First Avenue South, Suite A, Seattle,WA 98134 Follow the link for tickets! The WWBC, a division of Business Impact NW,  “is committed to providing training and…

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Charity Choice Monday – Queen Anne Helpline – Real Change 4

Queen Anne Helpline. I’ve spoken before about the fact that I, proudly, am a generalist at heart. But I applaud specialists. Queen Anne Helpline is a superlative specialist. It confines its most impactful services: Rent assistance Move-in assistance Utility payments Thanksgiving Food for Seniors to three area codes, 98109, 98119, and 98199.  Queen Anne, Magnolia,…

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Graduation

Professional Organizers remind themselves, often and steadfastly, that we can’t want change for our clients more than our clients want change for themselves. We can’t force them to adopt new habits, mindsets, preferences or even a new kind of file folder. And that’s imperative – change is always something which each of us needs to…

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Stuff by Mary Lou Sanelli

I’m a Professional Organizer. And that does not, cannot, and will never mean that I make people get rid of their Stuff. Many many many times more often, it means I help people discover their thoughts and feelings, their values, about their Stuff. Decisions about what to keep, or not, follow from those insights. And,…

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The best kind of specialization

I’m not a specialist. My youngest client, one-on-one, has been five-years-old. My oldest in her 80s. I work in arts & crafts rooms, home-based business offices, storage units, garages, and anywhere else you dare to name – I’m the one on the Board of my chapter of my professional society who comes to the meetings…

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I’m in a new world…. Explosives Disposal Event

FREE EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS DISPOSAL EVENT Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:00AM – 2:00PM Washington State Patrol 4811 Werner Way Bremerton, WA  98132 Accepted Items: Ammunition, expired and/or damaged marine flares, expired and/or damaged road flares, consumer grade fireworks and reloading powders. Not Accepted: Homemade bombs of any kind, homemade pipe bombs, sparkler bombs and military ordinance items of…

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