Try This at Home
Create transition at the end of each stage of your day by using a “ten-minute closer.” It gives us transitions in our day and also contributes to outer order.
Our listener Christine suggests that to make it easier to order shoes online, buy a foot-measuring device. Brilliant!
Here’s the link to a “Brannock Device.”
Here’s an example of a less substantial (and less expensive) version.
Note: these links are to the children’s version; you’d need a different version for men and women.
Know Yourself Better
In her memoir Plant Dreaming Deep, poet and memoirist May Sarton wrote, “If someone asked me what my idea of luxury is, I think my answer would be: flowers in the house all year round.”
What’s your idea of luxury?
If you’re curious about Elizabeth’s china pattern, you can see Juliska’s “Country Estate” pattern here (she has it in brown).
I also quote from Iris Apfel’s book, Iris Apfel: Accidental Icon—Musings of a Geriatric Starlet.