Tag Archives: clutter

Clean My Space

At the first of each year I jot reminders for periodic tasks that need to be done. One of them is to clean my working spaces. This is necessary because various books and objects from past and future small projects … Continue reading

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Clearing Off The Desk

“It’s pointless to have a nice clean desk, because it means you’re not doing anything.”–Michio Kaku Dr. Kaku’s quip is one of my favorite sayings about the subject of desks. I sometimes remember it when my desk becomes cluttered but … Continue reading

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Simplification

What are essentials and what are pleasant extras? What should I keep and what should be sold or given away? Even though I’ve done a lot of downsizing, there is still an awful lot of stuff in the house. As … Continue reading

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Such A Messy Desk

Somebody, somewhere once said, “The state of the desk tells a lot about the owner’s mind.” If that is true, I need to do a lot of mental decluttering. Right now, my desk is a combination work-space and comfortable cocoon. … Continue reading

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Old Stuff And Me

Stories about antique fortune-finds usually begin these days by citing episodes of “Antiques Roadshow”. Some lucky treasure hunter ends up discovering an old painting or knick knack worth a million dollars. Who could resist dreaming about becoming rich overnight in … Continue reading

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Rediscoveries From My Desk Drawer

It started with an old digital wrist watch. It was a pretty nice watch back in the 1990s when I wore the thing almost every single day. Last Autumn, the battery was replaced because I wanted to start wearing it … Continue reading

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Gotta Stay Organized

“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” This saying is sometimes mis-attributed to Benjamin Franklin because it seems like an aphorism he would have said. With that in mind, I must have earned a raft of hours, because … Continue reading

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