Sunday, September 16, 2012
The declutter bug has taken hold of me again. It started with tossing Facebook out my life (which, by the way has been great! I highly recommend it.)
And then I hired someone to haul away 2 large old TVs, along with an old recliner chair and a short chest of drawers - both of which the cats were using as a scratching posts.
And then there is the treadmill in the basement. I never walk indoors if I can help it. Yes, the treadmill still works, but it is one heavy and large piece of equipment that is taking up floor and, more importantly, life space for me. It must go.
The books had another "go through" and many of them are going to Charity.
This is just the beginning. These are just the things that are visually in my way each day. Come this fall, I start on the stuff that is tucked away in closets and drawers and rooms that are not used. This is the stuff that is not evident because it is hidden, and lingers on year after year after year ...
As each thing exits my life, I feel lighter, happier, more focused on the things that really matter. Although I see many beautiful images on the blogs I follow - stunning household items that are fun to see - I seem to crave clear surfaces - the look of less. I find it more calming.
We are in a serious DOWNSIZE mode (again)!