I use and store a lot of digital files, and some paper files as well, and keeping them well-organized is crucial.
When I was traveling and living the virtualista life, I had one small file case for paper, the plastic kind with tabs and folders for A-Z. I made great efforts to keep everything possible in digital form, but there were always a few pieces of paper I needed to keep nearby.
Since I’ve transitioned to living in one place most of the time, I’ve limited my paper file storage to one two-drawer file cabinet. Ok, fine, I also have a separate file box which amounts to a third drawer, in which I keep a specific set of files. (more…)