7 Questions to Revisit this Holiday Season

How has your holiday season been this year? Anything you would have liked more of? Less? I’ve created a set of questions to give you perspective on this season so that you’ll know what you’d like to repeat or do…

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Spring Cleaning – or is it Spring CleaRing

When you were growing up, what do you remember about Spring Cleaning? Did you all work together as a family ? Did mom work inside and dad outside? Did you set aside a whole weekend for sprucing up the yard,…

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Declutter in 5 Minutes: Your Ideas List

I needed someone’s business card this morning. I only keep the most recent cards, before I’ve put them into Outlook Contacts, which I live by. I found the card, but I took literally 3 minutes to look through my stack…

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A Life in Context

It would be fascinating to be an archivist. Short of that, I get to work with one on a workshop we’ve developed together over the past year. ecause of my collaboration with Melissa Mannon at ArchivesInfo, I have a new…

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More from My Interview with Barbara Winter

Look around wherever you are, at home or at your office. Let your eyes rest on each item. If you had the choice again today, would you buy each item again? Do you remember the story about each item? Is…

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Hung Up on Hanging Around: Organizing Your Clothes

“Do you remember the day when your pocketbook color was supposed to match the color of your shoes? How can this burnt orange pocketbook EVER match a pair of MY shoes?“ Question from a woman in her late 50’s/early 60’s,…

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