Fun

At least we can consume for a cause

Ugh, it’s the holiday season. The time of year when somehow the only thing that expresses love is a shiny rock, or something that needs batteries, or something that you’ll regret buying within two days. Doesn’t have to be quite so all-consuming consumerist. The following companies let you indulge in bling and contribute to a…

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Pollyanna – the ACTUAL book

The original Pollyanna,  written by Eleanor H. Porter, published by L.C. Page and Company, 53 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 1913, eventually spewed 15 sequels. I’ve referred to it myself in prior posts, using the now-ubiquitous, sometimes sneered, definition of “a person characterized by irrepressible optimism and a tendency to find good in everything (Merriam-Webster still…

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Business Impact NW

Business Impact NW, according to its homepage “empowers a talented and diverse community of entrepreneurs, supporting the continuing growth of local small businesses through micro-enterprise. We are at once your sounding board, advisers, and cheering section, your funding source and your access to resources. Impact is a part of our name, and we are making…

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IF THIS DOESN’T MOTIVATE YOU, NOTHING WILL

Canadian Man Finds 1.75 Million Lottery Ticket in Old Jacket Newsweek, U.S. Section 10/7/2018 by Tom Porter at 9:40AM.  IF THIS DOESN’T MOTIVATE YOU TO DECLUTTER, NOTHING WILL. “A Canadian man made a life-changing discovery when cleaning out his closet. Gregorio De Santis of Montreal was getting ready to take some clothes from the closet to a…

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Never enough Lego. Maybe too much inspiration.

My son loves Lego. We go to BrickCon every year we can. BrickCon is exactly what it sounds like, a convention for Lego fans, ALL ages. We went today, October 7, 2018, and we enjoyed ourselves as always. Lots of inspiration. It’s got movies (AKA Brickfilms) – fandom short films and/or Lego advertising materials. Battling…

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Hat Head

I’m an entrepreneur. I wear many hats, some divine, some so ill-fitting I don’t dare slink around in them in public. And of course I get hat head – lose a check from a client, miss an appointment on occasion, break something. Today I got hat fingers. My super-supportive, cajoling Kitsap Clutter Controllers colleague, Sheila Taylor,…

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