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Mary Hunt

I like an organized home. When things get all chaotic and messy, I find my mind kind of gets that way, too. But when everything has a place — and everything is in its place — I feel a sense of peace. I can think straight, relax and enjoy.

I like an organized garage, too. At least I’ve enjoyed the pictures I’ve seen of garages that function in all the ways that garages are supposed to. Let’s just say I haven’t experienced this firsthand.

Faithful readers know my husband is a woodworker — a master craftsman. He remodels our homes, designs and builds heirloom furniture. This amazing talent does come with unintended consequences. Let’s just say the man does not possess a single iota of organizational talent. I’ll leave it there, although I could offer several pictures as examples to illustrate my point.

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