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Discussion: Purging

in: veinbuster; veinbuster > 2018-11-15

Nov 15, 2018 4:04 PM # 
Bash:
So satisfying.
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Nov 15, 2018 8:12 PM # 
veinbuster:
Yes. I have done a few, but am now tackling it on a larger scale. One type of thing a month makes it seem less daunting - especially for one of us.

The true test will be if all of the free space being created stays free space.
Nov 15, 2018 8:31 PM # 
Bash:
I was doing well for awhile, then Mom downsized and sent a bunch of stuff home with me. Then Orienteering Ontario's long lost files were released after a decade of being hidden away, and they ended up here too.

I set several small tasks each day like, "I am going to select one book from those shelves" or "one shirt from this closet". It's a drop in the bucket though.
Nov 16, 2018 1:58 PM # 
veinbuster:
London mom downsizing twice made our clutter look much worse. We also have stuff for both daughters, my mom and my dad in addition to our own hording.

Last month I did linen. This month is art and video. Books are ongoing - distributing them is the hard part because very few places want them any more.
Nov 16, 2018 2:51 PM # 
Bash:
Our local ReStore takes them although I don't know how many of them actually sell. :(
Nov 16, 2018 8:29 PM # 
veinbuster:
I filled the library at Shelburne mom’s, mostly with London mom’s books and can still find a spot for a few at a time as some drift to new homes.

When the giant free library downtown is open I drop half a dozen at a time there - basically what I can carry in one hand while walking over.

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