I thought computers were supposed to reduce the amount of paper in the house.
I have a computer with files full of stuff that would have been on paper in the “olden days.” I do my banking and a lot of shopping online. No newspapers enter my home. I read my news on my laptop monitor and I listen to news on the radio. When I come home from work I stop at the end of the driveway, walk across the road to the mailbox, take the mail, mostly junk, back to the car, and throw it into a wastebasket. From there it eventually goes to the recycle bin at the landfill. I don’t even bring it into the house. Why, then, do piles of paper grow on every flat surface in my house?
How will I keep organized living in a 17-foot trailer?
More than once I’ve thrown out a paper I’ve later needed because it got mixed up with a bunch of junk paper in a pile. I’ve been making a lot of purchases lately. Often I want to keep the information that comes with the product. Sometimes only a hard copy will do. ‘
I need a system!
I bought a humongous three-ring binder. Now everything of permanent or temporary importance is immediately slipped into a plastic sheet protector (I love those things!), and placed in the binder. This has helped a lot. Now when I want to find the crew’s vaccination record or the warranty on my vacuum cleaner or the invoice for my new Casita . . . I know where to look (and it’s not in the bottom of a wastebasket!).
It being Saturday, I went to Wal-Mart . . .
. . . and picked up the small canister vac and the airbed I had ordered online. While there I bought a ladder ($39.97) so I can reach the roof of my very tall and Perfect Tow Vehicle. Just a few days ago I had asked Tioga George on his website’s shoutbox what type ladder he has, because I remembered how pleased he was when he bought his. He wrote it was a Cosco. George’s product recommendations are always “spot on.” Now I have a Cosco ladder, too! It’s great. . . very stable with big, fiberglass steps, and an 8-foot reach.
It was an overcast day, a good day to wax . . . The Car, silly!
I vacuumed the Odyssey and waxed her sides. Now I just have the top and the hood to do. She looks so pretty! Why do my possessions always look their best just before I get rid of them? My houses are always in tip-top shape the day I sell them, not when I’m living in them! Do you do that?
By the way . . .
(I’m so old-fashioned, I spell out those words. How quaint of me!) . . . thanks for visiting rvsue and her canine crew. The sitemeter passed 2,000 today!