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Hindsight is 2020. What’s next?

By Hazel Thornton | December 28, 2020 |

I love the week between Christmas and the New Year! For me it’s a strange, beautiful time of solitude and reflection. A time to relax and indulge, maybe do a little planning for the future, not knowing or caring what day it is. Um…not unlike every day of this past year… And what a year…

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An Organized COVID Holiday Season – When Less is More

By Hazel Thornton | November 1, 2020 |

This year has been like no other in our lifetime. What an opportunity to re-think the holidays! Whatever we do this COVID holiday season may — by default, or by design — also affect our future. What’s important to YOU during the holidays? Peace and quiet? (Or, have you had way too much of that…

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Don’t leave Facebook — organize it!

By Hazel Thornton | May 29, 2020 |

I know, I know…..things are bad. Really bad. Racial tension, worldwide pandemic, financial instability, political division…so many sources of stress on top of the normal stress of our daily lives! All of the news is upsetting — and some of it is inaccurate or biased. Emotions are running high and there is no end in…

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Org4life: Puzzles & Games

By Hazel Thornton | May 18, 2020 |

Do you enjoy puzzles and games? If so, great! If not so much, allow me to remind you how many different types of puzzles there are! To name just a few: Logic Puzzles Math Puzzles Word puzzles Riddles Brainteasers Jigsaw puzzles Here’s a list of related Org4life blog posts, and the current status of my…

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Are you wasting your “free time”?

By Hazel Thornton | May 1, 2020 |

Which type of person are you? Are you spending your quarantine time at home, reading books, watching Netflix, doing jigsaw puzzles, and enjoying the heck out of it? Or maybe you’re industriously cooking and gardening, retooling your business to provide virtual services, cleaning and organizing your entire house, catching up on home repairs, learning a…

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Our Ancestors and the 1918 Spanish Flu

By Hazel Thornton | April 1, 2020 |

  So… we’re all locked down, to various degrees, in a worldwide effort to help stop the spread of the novel COVID-19 Coronavirus. And everyone knows that this 2020 pandemic is the worst thing since the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. From Wikipedia: The Spanish flu was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic. Lasting from January 1918…

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Thriving in the Midst of Chaos

By Hazel Thornton | March 16, 2020 |

There’s nothing like a crisis to bring out the helpful spirit and creativity in people. Now that everyone’s stocked up on toilet paper, and hunkered down safely, the ideas are coming fast and furiously!

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Survive & Thrive Resource Roundup

By Hazel Thornton | March 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Survive & Thrive Resource Roundup

Dear Readers, Early in the pandemic, I did little else but try to keep up with non-stop developments and post the best resources I could find for you (and for myself). Things just kept changing, though, and it became too much for me to keep updating this page. I’m sure you understand, and can maybe…

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Social Distancing: Introverts, we’re up!

By Hazel Thornton | March 12, 2020 |

Almost overnight, social distancing has become a household term. If you haven’t heard yet, it’s a bona fide method of slowing down the spread of disease, namely the Coronavirus (COVID-19). And it has an entire Wikipedia page devoted to it! (If you look at nothing else on the page while you’re there, don’t miss the…

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