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By     |    Jun 9, 2010
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Happiness Project for June: Cultivating Creativity

May’s happiness project felt really great. We really did create and enjoy many happy family memories–even our first trip to Iowa to visit my Dad. It’s funny how much it takes to go from wanting to do something to actually doing something, however. Here’s what I learned last month. There is no substitute for a bit of effort. Given all that I had going on (all of us do, always), […]

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By     |    Sep 7, 2009
Posted in: Simplify     |    5 Comments

Paper Work

My love of print content definitely creates some of my more complex organizational challenges. One of the biggest paper lessons I’ve learned after moving so often is to not save magazines a la the Collyer brothers. Now, instead of skimming them and holding on to them longer term for when I want to “go back,” I now read them cover to cover, ripping out anything I want to hold onto […]

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Potter Envy
By     |    Jul 16, 2009
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Potter Envy

As a member of a Weasley-esque family of redheads, it is only natural for me to be totally enamored with the Harry Potter series. I really got into the books (yeah, I know, me and four billion others) but I think what I enjoyed most about them wasn’t their amazing, jaw-dropping imaginativeness, but rather the detail. Details that are mentioned in the first few books that become important in the […]

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