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Why is it so difficult to find a pen when you need one?

Well for one thing some people have a habit of keeping every one regardless of whether or not it actually works..

Are you ready to solve this problem and remove some clutter today? OK this is an easy one. Ready?

Go get a pen that doesn’t write, or a wooden pencil that you’ll never sharpen and THROW IT AWAY.


The only writing implements in your bag, on the jar kitchen counter, or in the drawer in your desk, or the basket on your coffee table, should be ones that actually write!

Excellent! You are one step closer to being organized.

pens markers and such

PS – also throw away all of the markers and sharpies that are dried up and never let them annoy you ever again when you are halfway through scratching over mailing labels when you’re returning stuff to “OH NO YOU DIDN’T. ”

So how many pens did you toss today?




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I am from Oklahoma. Now living the dream in Arizona. I'm a sassy, creative and outspoken southern gal. I believe that if you can read you can go anywhere. One of my favorite sayings is "If you knew you could not fail what would you do?" I enjoy helping other people. My friends know that I’m the queen of useless trivial knowledge and I will not hesitate to use it.

13 thoughts on “Why is it so difficult to find a pen when you need one?

  1. Guess I really needed to read your post today. My head immediately turn towards my pen/pencil holder and small plastic container full of markers, broken crayolas and color pencils…hhehe…you have just set my next objective.

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  2. Simple but working tips. Have been trying to apply the one touch rule you had recommended on a previous blog to even my office work and so far good… planning to track how that work daily .. wish me luck.

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