Do you really need a “Junk” drawer?

Do you really need a “Junk” drawer?

There was an interesting study done by Joybird, a custom furniture company, on how Americans organize their homes.  It involved a survey of 1900 people who were asked among other things, how often they organized their homes.  Responses indicated that 48.1% of them...
The importance of hearing loss

The importance of hearing loss

I denied any hearing loss for years, accusing everyone of mumbling, or claiming that the TV interfered, or “I could not hear you because the water was running.”  As Mary Jordan suggests in her book, Coping with Mild Cognitive Impairment, it is sensible to have your...
A capsule course in time management.

A capsule course in time management.

There are hundreds of books on time management and it would take thousands to describe the topic in detail.  But here is my summary of what time management is all about. Do not try to manage time. You cannot manage time, but you can manage how you use it.  In other...
Memories consume little space

Memories consume little space

Glenn Adamson, a curator, and scholar, in his book Fewer, Better Things, claims that purchasing a crafted object prompts you to respect the person who made it.  If you respect the object, he says, it is likely that you are going to respect the person who made it. I...