Occasional ruminations concerning painted pages, hand bound books, the use of photos in journaling and the contemplation of various other pursuits.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Remember the past and let it go

Aggghhhhh!! I am in the midst of going through all closets........all shelves ...... all drawers ......all boxes, etc.  There are things hidden in these places that I do not even remember having!  Will I ever get back to that size again??!  WHO are these people in these pictures?  What in the world was I thinking when I bought THIS?!  Just how many paint shirts do I need, anyway?

At least a few of the items can be called Ephemera so perhaps they could be useful.....in some art project..... someday. NO!! GET RID OF IT!!!  Bags and boxes go out the door.

I keep thinking, "BUT I might need it one day".  Just this week I needed some buttons for a shirt and went to get the button box. It had already been sent to Goodwill.

Why is it so hard to let stuff go?  The excess just drives me crazy.  I am beginning to understand my deceased relatives having so few items in the closets and drawers.  The more you have, the more you have to take care of. to think about, to worry about.....to dust.

I think I may be done with this purging in about 10 years. Oh, I do hope it is sooner!! At least the bedroom closet got done today. Sigh.

1 comment:

  1. Too funny! usually I have the problem that I buy something (art supply) and find I already have it :)