[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"]English: Assortment of cable ties Assortment of cable ties (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] I was recently asked by a reporter for some cord wrangling tips, so I thought I'd share my answer here. All hail Blue Tooth and USB! Go wireless when possible. If cords do need to be corralled, bundle the “leftover” length behind the desk for a clean look. Use Velcro cable ties or cable clips for this. At the plug end, place

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"]Halloween 2006 Halloween (Photo credit: Terry.Tyson)[/caption] Halloween is tomorrow!   If you haven’t started getting ready yet for the spooky day, you’re cutting it a bit close!   Here are some quick Halloween organizing tips to keep you from having a ghoulish time:

[caption id="attachment_801" align="alignright" width="242"]Paris - Cafe du Marche on Rue Cler Paris - Cafe du Marche on Rue Cler. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption] Who says good service and reasonable prices can’t be found in cafes on Rue Cler in Paris? We walked in the wrong way at Café du Marche, but we were still made to feel welcome. After I butchered my opening French line, the waiter smiled and brought us English menus. The diners around us were happy and lively, so the atmosphere was festive. If you’re into

[caption id="attachment_798" align="alignright" width="300"]Paris market on Rue Cler Paris market on Rue Cler. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption] Tips for Budget Travelers in Paris (continued...) Sites The ParisMuseumPass – in 2, 4, or 6 days - is a must if you plan to see the Louvre, the Orsay, the Rodin, or other museums.  It allows you to bypass the ticket lines and save huge amounts of time. The pass can be purchased at most of the participating sites or the TI (Tourist Information) office. We bought our pass at the Cluny Museum because it was nearly empty, so there was no line to buy it. If we had purchased
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