Today was a good day. My husband got rid of two shelving units in the TV room in the basement, got rid of some wires that weren't needed, got those thingies you use to hide wires, and he even vacuumed down there! I also vacuumed and dusted. It looks SO much tidier!
I'll probably end up taking one of the shelving units into my home office–I could use the extra shelf-space. My office needs some major organizing, too. I will get there in due time. We also went through some old board games and clothes and I filled up an entire garbage bag and half of another one. We'll be dropping that off at one of the nearby donation bins tomorrow.
I've also got a bunch of old DVD's my son hasn't watched in eons, like Sponge Bob and Garfield. I'll be donating that and a couple more books to the library as well. Need to go through my son's bedroom–I'm sure we'll have several more books to donate by the time we go through all his shelves.
And, speaking of organizing stuff, I got Scrivener for my Mac. Oh my gosh, am I ever impressed with it so far. Scrivener is a word processing program for those of you that have never heard of it before. It has so many useful functions that will make organizing writing projects so much more efficient.
Scrivener can also be downloaded for a free 30 day trial, but I just watched one of the online tutorials and knew I had to get it. I also have a good friend that uses it and she loves it.
Right now, I'm going through another tutorial on how to use the basic functions and can't wait to start importing files. Once I have everything imported, I will have all my research and notes in the same spot and all available at the touch of a button. You can even include images and video clips and access them, as well as any other file, quickly and easily.
You've also got index cards associated to each document, and a cork board and outliner mode. I mean, the list just goes on.
Anyone else been busy organizing and decluttering stuff? And, I have noticed that everyone uses the word declutter but it doesn't come up in any dictionary. The correct word is unclutter, but that sounds really weird to me! lol