Purging email subscriptions: an update

I tend to sign up for email lists, and most of the time it works okay, since people and companies are getting smarter about not selling their lists. But after a while I start to notice more and more unsolicited emails. Then I go on a purge, unsubscribing from every...

Communicate Clean

I have been deeply influenced by “Work Clean” by Dan Charnas. one of the chapters in his book is about how chefs communicate. He says: “The heartbeat of the kitchen has always been the call and callback between a chef and her cooks” He applies it to...

Losing Mental Weight: Purging Email Subscriptions

I tend to sign up for email lists, and most of the time it works okay, since people and companies are getting smarter about not selling their lists. But after a while I start to notice more and more unsolicited emails. Then I go on a purge, unsubscribing from every...

Clutter

I never thought of myself as a hoarder. But after reading Everything That Remains, I looked at my possessions with a fresh eye. And I started purging. Every piece of clothing that didn’t fit my body or my lifestyle, or that I simply did not wear, went to the...

Creating a media gallery

WordPress has a built-in media gallery. To use it, select Add Media, choose the photos and decide how they will be displayed. Then select Insert Media Gallery, and publish. This slideshow requires...

Writing Workflow – a book in small chunks

Create an entry in Notebooks on the day’s journal page Highlight and select New from Selection from the popup menu Switch to the new page, which will be in the monthly journal Add images and edit it as desired Select WordPress from the Share Sheet Post to my...

In Praise of Clutter

I’m something of a minimalist, or at least getting there. I adore The Minimalists and the KonMari method. All my pants are black (in the city) or beige (in the country). My husband is decidedly not. He’s not a hoarder but … But if you’re tired...

Clothes washing

I did a week’s worth of washing and realized I had put 4 pairs of black pants and 4 tees in the wash. Why? I don’t get sweaty or dirty on the average day. Force of habit. I’ve gotten used to dumping my clothes in the laundry bin every night. From now...

Memory Almost Full

I like the title of the Paul McCartney song because it gives me an excuse for my fading memory. Let’s face it, folks, old age is not for sissies, and a fading memory is part of the new reality. So is it time for the assisted living center? No! “Rage...