Kerry On – Personal Assistant and Project Manager

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Kerry On

25 years experience as a San Francisco professional organizer, project manager, and operations/logistics specialist.

Working with individuals, small businesses, entrepreneurs, homeowners, retirees and busy professionals.

Experience as a project manager, organizer, book editor, personal shopper, downsizing  moving specialist and Empty Nest Expert.

Experience in local site inspections and research; interfacing with specialists in Estate management as well as individuals, families, small companies and start-ups.


Extensive experience in home/office organizing, and project management; working with myriad clients including new parents, retirees/Seniors Planning a Move,  professionals and entrepreneurs to assist in making lives happier, cleaner, less cluttered and far more effective.

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Kerry On

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-Free 30-minute consultation within 30 mile radius

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Beware Scam Artists- it started with a text

Out of the blue: sent a text inquiring about my business. I Googled the name and area 
code and sent a quick response.

The following day, She sent me this description of why she needs  a Personal Assistant:

There are Neon, Red Flags waving in every paragraph clearly indicating Scam and a hoax:

#1. Poorly written, lousy English
– Clueless as to where I reside
– Clumsy approach
– Refers to “USA”
– Wants to pay $15.00 an hour
– Wants to use my address to receive her packages
– Strange Requests: “Stay at your house to get my mails”

Please do things for me:

* Mail services (Receive my mails and drop them off at UPS)
* Shop for Many  Gifts
* Do my Bill payment (pay my bills on my behalf)
* Sit for delivery (at your home) or pick items up at nearby post office at your convenience.

Let me know if you will be able to offer me any or all of these services.

Where are you located?
I will love to meet up with you to talk about this job but I am currently away on business.   

I will prepay you in advance to do all my various shopping.
I will also have my mails and packages forwarded to your address.

If you will be unable to stay at your house to get my mails, I can have it shipped to a post office near you and then you can pick it up at your convenience.

When you get my mails/packages, you are required to mail them to where I want them mailed to.
You don’t have to use money out of your pocket.

All you have to do is have the package(s) shipped to wherever I want and do my shopping.
You are allowed to open the packages to reveal its content.
All expenses and taxes will be covered by me. You will work between 15 to 20hrs a month. The pay is $300 weekly. That is not bad offer, no ?

I need your service because I am constantly out of town.

I will be returning to USA in the month of May so this process will be going on till then.
If you don’t mind, I will meet up with you when I return and then we can talk about the possibility of making this long term.

Well, let me know if you are able to handle the position. I hope  hear from you soon.


Dear Reader: Everyone should be hyper vigilant when it comes to queries that come from out of nowhere.

No, thank you.

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Taxing times? Getting organized

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Hot Tip for everyone who carries a purse, handbag, backpack…



Several of my clients have huge, cavernous hand-bags

and can’t find their black wallet, cosmetic case…black iPhone  

or mole-skin journal in the depths of  their purses…

A Great Solution?

Try: Nathan’s Cycling Stick Ons – sheet with  60 different   vibrant glow in the dark – reflective press-ons…

These little items are great to apply to your wallet, cell phone, pens, combs… and everything hiding deep in the recesses of your purse, hand bag, or back pack.

PLUS:  Use Extra stickers to apply to your running shoes,  a dog  leash, dog collar, lipstick case, cell phone, your hat….the only limit is your imagination!

A Good Reflection on You.

  • Nathan’s Cycling Stick-ons
  • Available at REI
  • $10.00
  • A real deal and you will be “enlightened!”
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I’m a Pick Up Artist and Personal Assistant

May I help you?

Kerry On Your Personal Assistant

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I am a pick up artist:

I Pick Up the Pieces: the dry cleaning, the packages at UPS, the plans at City Hall, and the groceries from Whole Foods, Safeway, Bryan’s and Trader Joe’s.

I run errands and I run interference for you with suppliers, contractors, workers and helpers.
I’m a professional Personal Assistant with a proven track record and background in logistics and operations.


  • I Moved a couple from their home of 45 years to a Senior Residence in Santa Rosa.
  • I researched the best water heater company in Marin and arranged for the very smooth  installation
  • Arranged for 62 windows cleaned to perfection
    * Created a very thorough ‘Earthquake Preparedness Kit’ for a family of four
    and facilitated the design and construction of 3 very efficient closets….
  • I helped a film-maker set up a home office;  picked up a Visa at the Russian Consulate, bought, wrapped, insured and…

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Client: Up a creek – without a paddle – OAR – a car

An unpleasant turn of events left my client, George W, up a creek with no paddle – and no car.

           George W was the first to email me Monday morning and say:
           “I need a wife, can you help?

His real wife, Wendy, was in Los Angeles for the week.

First: I provided transportation to get George W first, to the DMV.

(For the record: Marin County DMV has the quickest, most efficient office and is located mere minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge.)
Arrival at 8:00- 8:30 am guarantees a quick processing)

George W, on a cane, also had myriad appointments and needed someone to drop him at the front door of various office buildings.

While he waited in waiting rooms, I took his shopping list to
***Brownies Hardware.
(best place to pick up light bulbs, PVC and a prepaid card for parking meters)
and then to
***Whole Foods
He asked me to devise three  night’s worth of menus: simple and cost-effective. This is easily done with one of Whole Foods pre-cooked chickens and a well thought out produce items and embellishments.

Then to:
***Trader Joe’s – another list of practical items for the week
***Locust Cleaners, and, finally  to pick up his favorite hair products at
Walgreen’s at Laurel Village.

When George W  was done with appointments – I was done with errands.

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Yes, I charge: an hourly rate, mileage, and expenses.

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Got Computer? Got Questions?


There are gazillions of Apple Product Fans

and just as many questions, qualms, quandaries when it comes to  Questions/Quick Fixes, crashes, and the dreaded “I forgot My Password Syndrome.”

In Marin County, Chris Harnish is The Apple Guru for anyone over 50…his newsletter is a treasure trove of information, tips, tricks and updates on Apple Products. He makes house calls – is so smart and pleasant and calm.

Online “Ask Ben” (aka) Here’s the Thing

is a super resource for myriad “Apple and other” conundrums.


Happy New Year

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Kerry On

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Allow me to be Your Personal Shopper – Kerry On

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Leave the shopping to me…

You are busy – very busy. And while you would love to pick up items at Rainbow Grocery, Target, Bryan’s and Cal Mart – and drop off those bags to Goodwill or Salvation Army – “free time” to do so  is not always available.

Sarah M. flys to ORD once a week and her meetings last 2-4 days. She follows a very healthy and very strict diet. She knows exactly what she wants and prepares a weekly list for me. Once or twice a month, I do Sarah’s grocery shopping; I clean out, organize,  -then re-stock her refrigerator with new purchases. She returns home to find  a wide variety of high quality, fresh produce and beverages.

May I help you?

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New Year’s Resolution: Find a Personal Assistant – Kerry On

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I specialize in organizing, project management, downsizing, errands, and tasks.

A dedicated professional, with over 20 years in creative problem-solving, research, projects, I’ll make your life easier.

Time-savers/Concierge-style Services Offered:

*Errand Service (dry cleaning, post office, pick ups and returns, drug store/delivery)

*Shopping Service (groceries, gifts, gift-wrapping,)

*Home Office Assistance (filing, organizing, copying, faxing, shredding)

* Housesitting Service (pick up papers, care for plants and garden, stock pantry- refrigerator – groceries: upon return)

* Dining and Activities (pick up tickets/tours, make/confirm reservations)

* Event Planning Assistance (planning meetings, details, special events, parties)

* Car Repair and Maintenance Service (arranging service appointments, getting quotes)

* Weekly Grocery Shopping – (give me your list- your preferred stores and I will deliver)

Please Contact Me –

to discuss your Top 10 “To Do” List in the New Year

Happy New Year

Kerry On

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Give The Gift of Time – with Kerry On – Your Personal Assistant

The Perfect Gift –  Give the Gift of Time

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Rusty G. gave his best friend “Me” as a housewarming present.
Well, he actually he gave her three hours of my time/talent
for packing, downsizing, donating  and preparing before the movers were to arrive.

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Moving Experiences?

Janet T. was moving from a huge loft South of Market to a much smaller space in Laurel Village.
In preparation to sell her condo she needed to get things wrapped, packed, labeled, and staged and ready to put on the market.
In tandem, we packed up three vast closets and the pantry which was filled with copious cooking utensils – it was like a mini Williams-Sonoma store.

Janet T promptly saw the advantage of teamwork and my organizing skills and signed up for an additional five hours.

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Kerry On: I’ve shopped, shipped, wrapped, recycled, delivered, deciphered, trained, hired and fired.

My clients request myriad tasks: I’ve picked up laundry, groceries, documents, meals, organized complicated Expense Reports and researched Car Insurance for a busy Executive.

I’ve delivered documents to City Hall and hired a Property Manger in Chicago.
I’ve arranged, assembled, shred, and sorted. Closets, cupboards, garages and drawers – are all in my repertoire.
I don’t do windows, I don’t do floors – but I know who to hire to do get things done.

Kerry On Daly – Your Personal Assistant – so you can carry on and have more fun. What can I do for you?

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