Timelines are some of the most under-utilized genuinely useful tools at your disposal. Linkage I am rarely a proponent of linear tools, but timelines can be extremely useful. By turning time into a list, we engage our brains in thinking about sequence. First this, then that... and that often triggers memories of people, events, and things that are connected to the … [Read more...] about Timeline Templates – T of Legacy Tools
is for Easy in the A to Z of Tools for Legacy When starting on a legacy project, for yourself or for others, make it easy on yourself. If you do not enjoy the creation process, the product most likely will reflect something other than joy or satisfaction. Legacy is whatever you want to make it. You do not have to catalog all the things that your mother saved in her … [Read more...] about The E of Legacy Tools – Easy
Being outside my home or being with non-intimates, not-immediate family, once took outrageous amounts of energy from me. I have learned to spend less energy in social situations, and control the contact I have with others. This is an ever shifting challenge. It is a balancing act. Beyond being a challenge, it also hurts. I force myself to go out and do things. It has been … [Read more...] about Dodged Another of Depression's Spitballs
In April of this year, ending just a few days ago, I completed the Blogging A to Z Challenge with 26 posts on this site. One was put up each day, Monday through Saturday, with Sundays off. Such a schedule allows for the writing days and days off to equal the number of the days of the month. The challenge occurs every April. This was a tactic I employed to draft many posts in … [Read more...] about Challenge Yourself
I love to meander, but I also like to get stuff done. I stay very busy, and sometimes I accomplish wonderful things, but I do so in a disorganized fashion. In a never-ending quest to have my life be tidy, sensuously-hued, and easy to navigate (like decorating magazine image of shiny, sparse homes) as well as filled with people (unlike a decorating magazine pic,) I am … [Read more...] about Time to Get Organized!