In my opening article about clutter (which you can read here, if you missed it) I shared the 4 different kinds of clutter and some thoughts about how clutter happens.  Today, I’d like to share some further thoughts about clutter and what you can do about it. First of all, we had some delightful comments […]

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There’s clutter, and then there’s. . . CLUTTER!  But you know something?  All clutter is not the same.  There are at least 4 types of clutter: Physical  ~ when you think of clutter, this kind of what usually comes to mind. Mental  ~  maybe you know about mental clutter; when your mind is on overload […]

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What did YOU want to be when you grew up?  All kids have dreams about what they want to do and be.  Mine were, let’s say, a little unusual.  Some of them actually came true.  By now, in fact, most of them have — including some of the things I said (as a child) that […]

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Here is the USA, it’s Independence Day.  4th of July.  A national holiday. In every community across the land, public gatherings and celebrations provide opportunities for citizens and visitors alike to acknowledge what makes the USA great — its freedoms, liberty, and more and more, its diversity and open society.  Yes we have problems here.  […]

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In our neighborhood, we have a very talented mockingbird.   Its songs are very clever and indeed fool many a neighborhood cat in search of food.  It even fooled me and  our dog a few times, with its “UPS truck brakes” song — I went to the door thinking the brown truck had pulled up to […]

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In the USA, fireworks are everywhere around the 4th of July — even in places where private individuals aren’t supposed to have any.  Somehow, people manage to find them — and set them off, sometimes safely and sometimes not.   The problem for pet owners is that sometimes their dog or cat totally freaks out […]

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Since sometime in February, when the new Chinese and Tibetan astrological calendars came into play, we were advised that we are in a Water Snake Year.  Among other things, that was supposed to mean that we get the energy of being “fluid and flexible” — just as water is and just as snakes are. For […]

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When the Muse Beckons

I don’t know about you, but the start of a new month is always an inspiration for me.  It’s like a fresh page in the journal.  A field of fresh snow, unbroken by footfall of either man nor beast.  The dawn of a new day.  Any day can inspire me, but the beginnings are somehow […]

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Hi there! I’m writing a book, called Bringing Heaven Home: Shifting to a Soul-Based Operating System.  Because everyone is curious as to what it’s about, I wanted to gather some basic data that we can use to get the widest possible view of how people currently function in their lives, and how far away you […]

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This article is Part Fifteen of a 15-Part Article on How to Build a Feral Cat Shelter.  This is the final installment, and the conclusion to the story of Old Guy.  It’s been quite a journey!   You can read previous installmentss in this series here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, […]

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