I almost didn’t go. I’d finished with my first client at 12:30. My second appointment started at 3. Only 1/2 hour between locations. I had no problem making the decision to get a root beer float from Snoqualmie Ice Cream Scoop Shop. Only reason it took me as long as it did was that nasty…

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A gift from my son, which originate with my in-laws. He’s outgrown them. Worn while sitting in the parking lot of a Goodwill, waiting to make a donation. Making a picnic of it with a thermos of hot tea and a cinnamon roll from a local bakery. Returned a friend’s phone call, got some time…

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I think the Universe heard me screaming in rage and kicking my file cabinet because a college chum, a mate I can talk to once a year and it’s as if the conversation is just carrying on in a roiling rush of words from the day before, is very sick with presumed COVID19. Seconds later,…

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This might be folly now, but I’m posting it to give frazzled parents everywhere hope… How to Purge Toys & Downsize Your Playroom, Romper April 21, 2018 Caroline Shannon-Karasik   “If you have ever whacked your knee on a dollhouse or found yourself with a teeny, tiny figurine underfoot, then you know just how overwhelming…

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I’m #24 in this fun little piece about age-related purging: junk mail! BUT Imma gonna go bold – you can start purging junk mail at ANY age. Let your toddler have it for coloring paper, get the habit started young. I use mine as kindling in my fireplace.   “40 Things to Purge from Your…

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I’m a member of Eastside CHADD, the Seattle branch of CHADD, a support, advocacy and education group for ADD-abled people. I attended a powerful, even heartening, lecture on Wednesday about the Americans with Disabilities Act presented by Linda Clemon-Karp, MFA, ADAC, Continuing Education Coordinator at the Northwest ADA Center. The Center, “providing information, training, and…

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I’m experimenting with a Casual Uncluttering Company Page on LinkedIn. I’m going to offer unique business-oriented content in its posts: I will give you just this one sample, an article from Libby Sander in the March 25, 2019 Harvard Business Review “The Case for Finally Cleaning Your Desk,” to tempt you into following me.

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I’ve now started following Feng Shui a little. Got this tip from a practitioner: “If someone is ill, take a piece of their clothing that is worn often, and expose it to sunlight between 11am and 1pm (midday). My suggestion is that you leave it, or them, in the sunlight the entire time. Socks, jacket,…

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Fear is big, or small. Confronting it on any scale is empowering. I incorporated Casual Uncluttering LLC 10/11/2011. I filed a trademark application for Casual Uncluttering on 10/21/2011, no lawyer, no nuttin except my research and a very patient and kind trademark attorney at the US Patent and Trademark Office. I achieved ownership on July…

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Casual Uncluttering’s “Organizing Pep Rally” is a great virtual get-together with family or friends, your favorite social club, the monthly Home Owners Association gathering, your small-business networking night, or any other combination of colleagues, chums and blood-relations you might desire. THIS IS ME So, what is an Organizing Pep Rally? I come to your space using…

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