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Silly Order

Silly Order

Today is April Fool’s Day, a day known for practical jokes, silly gags and clever pranks. For today’s post, I thought I might point out some very funny things about our daily lives. Here’s a short collection of random facts and realizations all related to order with a...

The Wrong Way to Teach Organization

The Wrong Way to Teach Organization

When I was in intermediate school, my classmates and I were regularly subjected to notebook inspections by our home room teachers. Our “notebooks” were actually three-ring binders, with dividers for each class and loose leaf for taking notes/completing homework. Every...

Back to the Future: Putting Books in Order for the Digital Age

Back to the Future: Putting Books in Order for the Digital Age

What comes to mind when someone mentions an eBook? You might think of recently published books you can purchase and store in a flat, convenient eReader. What about books from the past? How do they become digitized? Today’s post is brings light on an interesting topic,...

Valentine’s Day Order: A Chocolate Box

Valentine’s Day Order: A Chocolate Box

Order on Valentine’s Day? Can it be? You bet your boxed chocolates! For today’s post I thought I’d lighten things up and present a few orderly thoughts on something Valentine’s Day-related: chocolates in a box! Open any mass-produced box of chocolates and you are...

2012 Recap!

2012 Recap!

It has been quite a busy year for The Order Expert with lots of changes and landmark events. I’m eagerly looking forward to 2013, but before jumping forward I’m going to take a quick look back to see where I’ve come from. What took place in 2012 on The Order Expert?...

Reflections on Hurricane Sandy

You might have seen my posts come through this past week (thanks to some pre-scheduling), but in case you weren’t aware, I experienced Hurricane Sandy first hand along with millions of other people here in the Northeast US. Fortunately, my family and I are all ok....

Trick-or-Treating: Glorious, Tasty…Orderly Disorder

Trick-or-Treating: Glorious, Tasty…Orderly Disorder

Countdown to Halloween! Every week this month I’ll feature a post related to Halloween and order. Be sure to check back next week for the last and final installment in my Halloween mini-series. (Missed my previous posts? Check out the first, second and third posts.)....

A Healthy Body is a Body in Order

A Healthy Body is a Body in Order

Here in the Northeast US, the month of October always seems to bring about a slew of seasonal of illnesses, be it cold, fever or the latest bug going around. Maybe it’s the change in seasons as people are spending more time indoors than out, children are back in...

Etiquette and Efficiency, A Perfect Match

Etiquette and Efficiency, A Perfect Match

Just the other day I was thinking about rules of etiquette and social manners. All those manners I was taught as a child, such as saying “please” and “thank you,” to not resting elbows at the dinner table, ran through my head and eventually made me realize….etiquette...

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