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Leah Farish, author, civil rights litigator, and host of the Conversation Balloons podcast, invited me to a free-ranging discussion of hoarding disorder and the people who suffer from this horrible mental illness on her May 17, 2023 broadcast on Spotify. Take a listen! 
05/27/2023
Sometimes our brains are scary. The Endowment Effect is a good example. I'm quoting from the mini-encyclopedia of behavioraleconomics.com:"This bias occurs when we overvalue something that we own, regardless of its objective market value (Kahneman et al., 1991). It is evident when people become r...
05/06/2023
Check out the recent Redfin article Casual Uncluttering was featured in: The Ultimate Room-by-Room Decluttering Checklist | RedfinCreating a decluttering checklist is an excellent way to begin organizing your home and simplifying your life. Along with helping you take stock of your belongings, li...
04/29/2023
Humble Design Seattle just lost its home.Humble Design"change(s) lives and communities by custom designing and fully furnishing home interiors for individuals, families and veterans emerging from homelessness.We assist the transformation of lives in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, San Diego, and Sea...
04/26/2023
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I felt SOOOOO old and it was so much fun, and wonderful. I spent a couple of hours Sunday 4/23 morning at the recently relocated, reinvented, renewed and larger (Seattle's LGBTQ Center) Gay City, helping paint some murals on the office walls. Never did anything like that before. I got the third f...
04/23/2023
Hammers, Not Mirrors: Play and Art for Radical Change soooooooooooooo appeals to me. Eleanor Snare and David Chislett roamed EVERYWHERE in this 2021 Playful Creative Summit dialogue. This talk is another one I'm very broadly interpreting. Snare believes art and play are currently confined in busi...
04/23/2023
I'm a proud sponsor of the Puget Sound Pronouns, an Emerald City Softball Association C Division team, "founded with a mission of creating more inclusive spaces for trans and non-binary athletes. (quoted from the team's website home page.)." I know you're gonna ask "WHY?????" Easy - Brittney Mill...
04/15/2023
Sometimes, it ain't you.Sometimes, the instructions come in Arabic.It sounds silly. But it's true - sometimes, even all of the time, you're tired, not lazy - it takes you three tries before you realize the instructions are in Arabic.  Sometimes, even all of the time, you're not stupid - the instr...
04/03/2023
And got to see a new eagle nest. And save gas because it was the shortest way home. Take that, you hares out there! Ten minutes longer and maybe not so much shorter because I forgot the construction detour - well,  I saw some cute houses. Ten more minutes because a car stalled in front of me - we...
03/27/2023
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I've been working more often with children again, something I've done with great delight since early in my career. It often comes about that I work with children in the course of partnering with the parents: first the parents, then the youngster(s). My youngest one-on-one client ever was five. My...
03/15/2023
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