I’m in the middle

I’m in the middle of switching to a new accounting program. All kinds of drama. Including that, at the moment, I’m Mr. Lauren Williams within the new system. 

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Puget Sound Pronouns 2024

I’m super-excited to announce that my softball team the Puget Sound Pronouns has its schedule up with the Emerald City Softball Association. It’s dizzying: Saturdays, a Sunday, starts 8:00AM sometimes, 11:00AM sometimes, 1:30PM sometimes. But it’s going to be a good time always. I’m proud to say I was able to increase my support a…

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Victor Gruen – NOT a J. Gordon Lippincott

Who, you ask, is Victor Gruen – NOT a J. Gordon Lippincott? In the commercialized cacophony that is the “Holiday Season” leading up to Christmas and Hanukkah, I felt compelled to learn more about the inventor of the modern shopping mall.   And it was my sheer dumb luck that the Austrian Embassy in Washington…

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Another professional first

Another professional first – helping a client find a baby snake who escaped her enclosure. Who, fortunately, turned out to just be sleeping in a very hidden spot and not escaped at all. YAY!!!

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Something else new!

In tribute to one of my mentors, Anne Blumer of Solutions for You, who is retiring after an incredibly-inspiring career – another first. A client asked me to just sit in a chair. It’s HARD!!!

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Magificent day

Today was a magnificent day. My colleague Val Green, Pivot Organizing, and I spent a few hours organizing a supply shed for the Seattle Animal Shelter. We had fun AND made a significant difference for the immensely compassionate and dedicated staff and volunteers. The shelter is a menagerie – dogs, cats, birds (one serenading us…

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The Holderness Family – Organizing Humor

Woman in a pile of shoes

I think Kim and Penn Holderness are hilarious. And a great reminder that we’re all human. You better believe I’m a subscriber. And I LIKE, or HAHA, a lot. They’ve also got FABULOUS ADHD content. You’ll understand the shoe reference if you watch all four clips…   It’s a Pretty Good Box   Weird Things…

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The Story of Stuff Project

The Story of Stuff Project is an awesome, stubborn, effective San Francisco USA-based non-profit which strives to open eyes and minds to the dangers of common consumable pollutants such as plastic bottles and junk mail. Launched in 2007 with an online documentary, The Story of Stuff, its product list now includes 12 more titles. And…

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