January 2018

3 Tips to Transition from Everyday Use to Guest Bathroom

If you're fortunate enough to have a dedicated guest bathroom - one that doesn't have to serve for every day use as well - woohoo! For the rest of us, though, typically the bathroom available to our guests also has to be used for someone who lives in the house every day. This double-duty guest bathroom presents its own set of challenges for preparing for friends or family to come over. If they are just coming for a short visit that doesn't involve an overnight stay, you mostly want to be able to pick up quickly so they don't see your stuff.

10
Jan
2018

The Importance of Sorting

Posted by slkrabbit
The Importance of Sorting: Organizing Lessons from Fiction

The first thing that happens to Harry Potter and his fellow first-year students when they arrive at Hogwarts is getting sorted into one of four houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin. It is with some difficulty that the Sorting Hat decided to put Harry in Gryffindor because he also had many traits belonging to those in Slytherin house. We later find out that Hermione, too, gave the Sorting Hat a challenge. She could have just as easily belonged in Ravenclaw as she did in Gryffindor.