Trust me, this antique trunk holds all the tax returns, my father's final tax returns and my mother's estate papers.
One plastic file under my desk; another plastic file in my walk in closet! Wouldn't it be nice if something were to happen to my husband and I that my kids would not have to play huckle-buckle bean stalk and go on a scavenger hunt to find things... ..and then they probably wouldn't find things til years later!And this is the stack 'o stuff on the shelf in my closet waiting to be filed.
I have been sorting and purging closets and cabinets in my efforts to downsize as a pre-emptive strike prior to any thoughts of moving so why not my filing system? I know I have owner's manuals to items that have gone the wayside. So this week my small change is to be pro-active on cleaning and consolidating my filing. This is going to involve much more than a week. I need to make the start this week, one file, one folder at a time. What a pile of shredding I will create. It may require me taking an entire lunchtime at the company shredder!
On to stitchie stuff......not a whole lot of stitching time this week. Stayed a few nights late at work because I am involved with the corporate annual report (saw the proto type Friday - it is awesome!! We are going totally electronic to be green and I will post the link when done. It is so pretty!!!) I am doing no more than creating the schedule, coordinating the schedule and maintaining the schedule to keep everything on time. Not to worry, I am not belittling that task. Days of meetings, seriously Thursday was 8:30 - 12:30, Lunch meeting 12:30 - 2 and meeting 3 - 5.....so how do you get your normal tasks done without staying a few extra hours. And I had two days like that this week!!!!! It's all good. We all know we have those push times.
And then there is the additional office I have taken on with my volunteer organization. In addition to being the webmaster/secretary/membership chair, I am now the treasurer as well! You know these volunteer organizations...there are never enough bodies to go around and we all wear multiple hats. Long ago I learned that there are givers and takers in this world and that you can pretty much go through every situation and easily identify which line people fall into.....I know which line I end up in! It is a good thing to give back and I am proud that my children all fall into that same line.