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Tour a Recycling Plant

How’s this for the ultimate reduce, reuse, recycle? Take a tour of a recycling plant! I had no idea this was possible. My thanks to The Woodinville Weekly, for its February 4, 2019 page 5 article, “What happens after the bin? Behind the scenes at the Recycling Center” giving us a glimpse behind-the-bins at Waste…

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Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. discussing her newest book “An Oasis in Time” Tuesday 2/5/2019

Research and experience show clearly that trying to accomplish something all the time is detrimental to our health, relationships and our productivity.  We need significant down time every week.  Yet, particularly if we are disorganized, overwhelmed and stressed, stopping is hard!!  How do we stop taking action?  There is much to learn from the Western…

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1-800-Got-Weird

1-800-Got-Junk is playing a radio ad about the weird things its team members haul. The 2017 list is here. The eclectic selections include a large statue of Gentleman Jack of Jack Daniels lineage, TV personality memorabilia, and a small boat. The ad amuses and frustrates me. Yes, the stuff is sometimes unconventional. But in context,…

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92 Events on my Organizing Events Calendar

HELP ME GET TO MY FIRST 100!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Do you know of a fabric drive, a Goodwill truck parked in a school lot for a PTA fundraiser, a shred event sponsored by your employer…?   Another goat farm in search of munchies???   LET ME KNOW. PLEASE. PRETTY PLEASE. 

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Rituals and Routines

I haven’t had a regular subway commute since September 1997. Started them in April 1986. And I still don’t really like cars: I’m hardened against my distaste after many long years of necessity. I’ll never be one to suddenly exclaim “LET’S GO FOR A DRIVE!” In fact, if I’m ever heard to say such a…

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The Happiness Project, a Gretchen Rubin inspiration

I am writing this while cold, hungry, caught up in the vaguest beginnings of a headache, and superbly grumpy after suffering through administrivia all afternoon. Because, of course, taxes. THBBFT, to quote Bill the Cat. Blustering through the puzzles was the only rational option. I don’t remember who taught me “administrivia,” but it is one of…

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Best EVER Christmas Tree Recycling Method!!!!!!!!!

Winter Open Barn New Moon Farm and Animal Sanctuary Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:00PM – 3:00PM 19111 Burn Road Arlington, WA 98223 844-GET-GOAT (438-4628) info@newmoonfarm.org   We’ll welcome you and your (not brown) Christmas tree at the farm!   Come drink hot cider, cocoa or coffee, pet the critters, feed the goats your tree and…

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‘Tis the Season to Recycle Christmas Trees

There are too many of these events to list individually, and hunting them all up is close to impossible. This is what I was able to glean in about three hours. Get persnickety, find your local troop or government solid waste/sanitation department. Follow the links for contact info, suggested donation amount, and curbside details. Pick…

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