Open Loops 10/10/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along


On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

This week I highlight articles on iOS8 features; keeping things from falling out of the fridge; giving children a technique that could help them avoid depression; 12 things to throw out…now; places you should never check your phone; and the real reason you feel overwhelmed.


Use A Checklist to Make Invisible Maintenance Tasks Pop


One of the things I struggle with is the home maintenance tasks that are invisible. By this. I mean those things that you need to do to preserve things on and around the home, but don’t necessarily come into your awareness until it is too late.

This article talks about how you can find the information — and schedule — that works for you.