Got New Electronics?

Technology changes so quickly these days that we’ve just barely mastered an acquisition before an updated version with amazing new features is out on the market.  No wonder we have a tendency to replace things that still work.   I myself have just done so with my landline phone, and I’m thrilled with my decision.

However, one of the consequences of rapid technology advances is . . . clutter.  (You knew I was going to get around to that, didn’t you?)

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Cold Weather Transition

The New York City weather has been confusing lately – 50’s one day, 70’s the next – but have no doubt, it will be cold before you know it.  Although we would like to continue going out in shirtsleeves, those days are numbered.

Get Your Winter Gear Ready

Now is the time to remind yourself what your winter outerwear looks like!  Did you clean your winter coat at the end of the season?  If not, take care of that now.  Make any necessary repairs, such as reattaching buttons or fixing torn pockets.

Gather up all of your hats, gloves, and scarves.  Make sure that every family member has at least one pair of matching gloves or mittens, and discard any singletons.  Check the knits to make sure there are no moth holes – if so, repair or discard.  Launder everything now before that first cold snap sneaks up on us.

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