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Adventures in decluttering: Keeping projects simple

As a creative person and someone whose entire nuclear family lies somewhere on the functional end of the clutterer-hoarder scale, I collect projects all too easily. Those of us in this category eventually realize that there are a couple of … Continue reading

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Adventures in decluttering: my brother’s sculpture

The feng shui experts say it’s bad luck to keep broken things.  But the ones with sentimental value seem to hang around, waiting for me to glue them back together or let the fragments go into the trash. The latest … Continue reading

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Adventures in decluttering: the poetry books

Yesterday I finally began the project of getting rid of many of my poetry books.  Perhaps I’ve procrastinated for months because I knew how painful it would be to say goodbye to them.  As with so many of these decluttering … Continue reading

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Adventures in decluttering: the sweater

Monday:  another walk to the thrift shop with a bag of donations.  Leftover Christmas trinkets from the relatives, some cute Xmas cards I purchased at a tag sale a decade ago and have finally realized I’ll never use, a gorgeous … Continue reading

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