Pulling Myself Up by the Bootstraps

Pulling Myself Up By the Bootstraps | Ordered and Organized
Last updated: May 25, 2018 at 2:34 am


I never heard of “pulling yourself up by the bootstraps” until I was in college.  One of my favorite English professors used that phrase with some frequency.  I became quite a fan of the concept, and I still love it today.  A girl like me who likes fresh starts definitely loves the idea of succeeding by one’s own efforts, especially after periods of adversity.

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How To Avoid Frustration with a Password Log

A few years back, a friend’s family member died, leaving behind quite a mess for his family to deal with–mostly because he had gone paperless and had failed to leave a password list or log.  His probate case was tedious and expensive because of his lack of attention to this detail.

The benefit of a password log is two-fold.  First, you should have a password log for your loved ones just in case you were to become incapacitated or die.  Second, if you’re like me, you occasionally forget your password to a certain site or service and need a reminder without the rigamarole of resetting a password–or the inconvenience of getting locked out of an account.

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