Tag Archives: clutter

Simplification

What are essentials and what are pleasant extras? What should I keep and what should be sold or given away? Even though I’ve done a lot of downsizing, there is still an awful lot of stuff in the house. As … Continue reading

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Such A Messy Desk

Somebody, somewhere once said, “The state of the desk tells a lot about the owner’s mind.” If that is true, I need to do a lot of mental decluttering. Right now, my desk is a combination work-space and comfortable cocoon. … Continue reading

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Old Stuff And Me

Stories about antique fortune-finds usually begin these days by citing episodes of “Antiques Roadshow”. Some lucky treasure hunter ends up discovering an old painting or knick knack worth a million dollars. Who could resist dreaming about becoming rich overnight in … Continue reading

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Rediscoveries From My Desk Drawer

It started with an old digital wrist watch. It was a pretty nice watch back in the 1990s when I wore the thing almost every single day. Last Autumn, the battery was replaced because I wanted to start wearing it … Continue reading

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Gotta Stay Organized

“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” This saying is sometimes mis-attributed to Benjamin Franklin because it seems like an aphorism he would have said. With that in mind, I must have earned a raft of hours, because … Continue reading

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Pack Rats In My Life

The main artifact in my brother, Mark’s living room was a wide tire from one of Dale Earnhardt’s race cars. There was no metal wheel or a certificate of authenticity, it was just a very large, worn-out racing slick. My … Continue reading

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