Tag Archives: hoarding

Changing Circumstances

A bout of nostalgia settled in around me this weekend after perusing old papers I had set aside for posterity many years ago. It dawned on me that now is the posterity I had wondered about when I was much … Continue reading

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Enjoy An Antique

I will probably never have a completely contemporary, modern home even though that is what really appeals to my asthetic sensibilities.  The twist is,  that vintage items and antiques are fascinating to me, too. My mind will be eclectic the … 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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Mess (Review)

I stumbled across Barry Yourgrau’s latest book while searching for professional advice regarding decluttering and downsizing of possessions.  I have to deal with the unenviable tasks of culling my dad’s and my own collections of stuff.  In the process, I discovered … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Generosity

I decided to go to Denver so I could visit a pal.  My car had been burglarized and was awaiting replacement wheels and parts. I could not afford any other means of transportation than hitchhiking.  Anyway, in 1971, thumbing a ride … Continue reading

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