Posts Tagged ‘ stop junk mail ’

WHAT I WON’T MISS IN SATURDAY’S MAIL

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

There are some things I won’t miss in Saturday’s mail. I won’t miss the mail delivery person having to make a stop at my mail box to drop off useless materials that have no redeeming value. I won’t miss the mail having to be delivered by someone who would better have the day off. I won’t miss dismissing the variety of junque that comes on Saturday, urging me to go to the mail box, even when it is a trip of no consequence.

There are more and more things like Saturday’s mail that need evaluating and likely being eliminated from our lives. What’s wrong with our finding ways to head off the flood of materials that we didn’t ask for, don’t need, won’t use, has no value in or for our lives, contributes to many more trees being cut down in our forests?



SENIORS: ELIMINATE PESTS

May 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Pests may invade the lives of senior citizens in the form of bugs and insects that cause unnecessary irritation in our homes, but other kinds of pests can also clog up our days. The first and obvious are those who invade our homes and gardens and outdoor sitting areas, creating interference with day to day life. This one is fairly easy to address, requires some willingness to introduce pesticides in your home and around it. Having done that or calling upon a professional grade and well recommended exterminator ordinarily takes care of the pests in this category.

Other pests include unsolicited phone calls, emails and junk mail. Not unlike the foregoing “exterminator,” one usually has to exercise some assertive behavior. Phone calls were supposed to be stopped,