Curing the Straighten-It-Out-Aholic in Me

  Hello. My name is Dawn and I’m a straighten-it-out-aholic.   Wherever I go—a doctor’s waiting room, a church pew or a restaurant—I fight the urge to straighten out the piles of magazines, tithing envelopes and menus like it’s a disease. … Continue reading

The Joys of Remodeling

I’m in the throes of a kitchen remodel as I write this. Sheets of plastic drape my cabinets, and countertops. While white dust coats every surface, my tabletop is covered with things I’ve moved out of the kitchen to safety. My refrigerator … Continue reading