Just Life

After the philosophy books are put back on the shelf and the science experiments are locked away in the lab, after the novel is written and the masterpiece painted, the dog hair collecting under the bed and the dishes in the sink are still waiting for you. Can we have it all?  Yes, but not all at once. It has taken a lifetime to work out what works for me and my family – and so here are a few things I’ve learned along the way.

Introduction
     Dog Hair and Dishes: A Practical Guide for Everyday Living
The Basics
     Maslow Chart – what it explains and what it leaves out
     Class Issues
     Family Needs – age, sex, health, special needs
     Money Dictates Options
     Setbacks – the regular ones and the unexpected ones
Lifestyle
    Work
    Home
    Play
    Seasons
    Education 
    Obligations
The Stuff
    Time Management
    Organizing Your Space
    Food
    Clothing
    Extras
    Housekeeping (to be updated)
          Don’t lose your mind 1
          Don’t lose your mind 2
    Private and Public Information
    Emergency Preparedness
Communication: Friends and Family
    A Tale of 2 brains – Men and Women (to be updated)
    Children
    Extended Family
Stages of Life
     Expectations
     Starting Over
     The Finish Line
Maxims
     Avoid Envy, Embrace Life’s Gifts