In the past year I have sold some items on ebay, and tossed out things of little or no value because they were just “stuff” taking up room. My efforts to de-clutter continue. Click on “View original post” at the bottom to head over to SERENDIPITY for some clutter-free advice.
Reducing Clutter, by Rich Paschall
When my grandfather retired and my grandparents moved back to Tennessee from Chicago where they had lived for close to twenty years, they gave away many items they felt they no longer needed. Chief among them was a snow blower. “What if it snows, grandpa?” I asked. He explained that in the unlikely event of snow, it would melt off in a day or two. There was no need for something they may never use again.
When he asked if I would like anything, I said I would take his nightstand if the plan was to leave it behind. It was an inexpensive little piece with a small door on the front to hold just a few items inside. It had a homemade quality and symbolized my grandfather to me. I was probably in early teens. I still have it today. The item could be 100 years…
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