Throw Out Fifty Things

April 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Gail Blanke on NPR

Gail Blanke on NPR…

 

Gail will be on Michel Martin’s show, “Tell Me More,” on NPR this Wednesday, May 1st at approximately 11:40. Here’s a link if you’d like to listen live... …

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Added by Gail Blanke on April 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Worth Fighting For...

WORTH FIGHTING FOR...

You’ve probably heard the story of the guy who climbs up the steep steps to the Golden Gate to presents himself to St. Peter and St.Peter says, “So, show me your scars!” “Scars?” the guy says, “Uh, I...I don’t have any scars..” “No scars?!” St. Peter asks incredulously.“Was there nothing worth fighting for?”

What is worth fighting for? It’s a good question to ask ourselves. A…

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Added by Gail Blanke on April 29, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: We are not Afraid...

WE ARE NOT AFRAID...

It’s not unusual for me to be knocked out by a piece written by NY Times columnist, Tom Friedman, but last Wednesday’s column, “Bring On The Next Marathon," hit me square in the heart. He writes about the American imperative to clean up, care for each other...and move on. To do anything less is to empower terrorism and embolden terrorists. “So let’s repair the sidewalks immediately, fix…

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Added by Gail Blanke on April 22, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Don't Forget the Mulch

DON’T FORGET THE MULCH...

Here's the thing about spring: You've got to know what to keep and what to let go of. Mother Nature tries to teach us that every single year. If you've got a garden or a lawn or even a window box, you know what I'm talking about. "Spring Clean Up," as the professional lawn guys call it, can be a major production. Everything is starting over and you have to be vigilant about eliminating the…

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Added by Gail Blanke on April 15, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator- IF I HAD A HAMMER.....

 

 IF I HAD A HAMMER.....

You remember that wonderful song, written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays in 1949 and made…
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Added by Gail Blanke on April 8, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Getting Started

I am up and at it early this morning.  I have read through Gail's book twice now and I love it!! I have to say my friends are loving it too! They are getting to look through all the things that I am throwing out.  They are excited to receive pictures off my walls and jewelry out of my jewelry box.  My friend Connie said, "This is just like Christmas."  Are you sure you don't want this stuff.  I said, I never wear it and it is cluttering up my life.    I went to Wal-Mart and purchased a very…

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Added by Rhonda Prince on April 4, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

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