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September 16, 2019

Carry one less thing

Easy-peasy trick: rather than try to carry one more thing, instead drop one thing from those you're already holding.

How many times have you had a drop/disaster while en route from place to place with a big bunch of stuff, trying to transport it all at once?

It occurred to me, recalling a cup of burning hot coffee I'd lost while trying to hold it between my two hands otherwise full, that if I'd just left the coffee behind for one more trip, I'd have been able to drink it instead of having it scald me.

Try it, you'll like it.

If you're not completely satisfied, email me and I'll refund every penny you paid.

Lagniappe: I'll feature your email of dissatisfaction here.

September 16, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink


Here is just one lesson that has come with age: I used to carry the full laundry basket from the cellar to the second floor. Now I fill it half as much, and make two trips, to help ensure I don’t fall down the stairs.

Corollary: I don’t make the two trips sequentially. When I’m going downstairs I take something with me. When I’m going upstairs I do likewise.

Posted by: Paul Tempke | Sep 16, 2019 11:15:57 AM

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