Rich People Can Be Hoarders

| March 26, 2012

Yes, Jeff Lewis, rich people can be hoarders. In the commercial for designer Jeff Lewis’ new show Interior Therapy, the home of a wealthy couple shows a pile of stuff in a room, and Jeff asks the question: “Can rich people be hoarders? I don’t know.” I found myself answering the television, “Yes, they can.” Hoarding is a mental illness, and it doesn’t matter how much money is in your bank account, where you live, what education you have, what job you have, or your gender and race.

Even Professional Organizers Have to Clean their Closets

| March 20, 2012

This past Saturday night was an exciting night in the Simon household. I was deep in my closet, sorting through my wardrobe. Even professional organizers have to redo their space every now and again.

Wake Up! Stand Up for Women

| March 9, 2012

“When sleeping women wake, mountains move.” – Chinese Proverb I stumbled across this quote making the rounds on Twitter a couple of weeks ago, and it keeps popping up in my mind as I follow the incredible and horrific anti-women sentiment pulsing through politicians and media types. The quote also reminded me of a scene […]