Archive | April, 2013

My Favorite Things: What You Need to Know…

A few years ago, my father gave me a gift that continues to keep giving. It is a one page document containing information I would need to know to settle his and my mother’s affairs should something happen to them.  Information so important that we keep this document in our safety deposit box.  Since that […]

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What to do with old medication…National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Do you have old prescription medications sitting around?  If you do, you’re not alone.  The DEA, sponsor of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day reports it has collected over 2 million pounds of prescription medications in its five previous Drug Take-Back events.  Their next event is this Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10AM to 2PM.   […]

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Even Organizers get Stuck: Dealing with those Longaberger Baskets…

“Your baskets were a hit!  Thx so much.” That’s the message my sister texted me the day after her son’s elementary school PTO’s annual basket auction. The baskets she was referring to were about 25 various shapes and sizes of Longaberger Baskets that had been sitting packed away in my basement for the past six years. […]

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My Favorite Things: Seth Godin’s Health Summary

Not long ago, Seth Godin, blogged about “The simple form that could save your life“.  That form was a template on which you could summarize your medical history and in turn provide your health care providers with complete information on your health. My first thought was how useful such a Health Summary would be for […]

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