Hi--I'm Jazz, and I'm a pack-rat. (This is where you all say, "Hi, Jazz..."
It's a sad, sad habit, and one I've been trying to break for years. I buy organizing books, I buy "how to de-clutter" books, I buy books on filing (and I actually do read them)--all to no avail. Then I hide the books, embarassed that someone (aka my husband) will say, "Hey! Where the heck are last year's taxes, if you're so darn organized?" He once saw a notice for a course on household filing at the local community college, and arranged an intervention. Sorry to say, nothing has worked.
Oh sure, friends and relatives think I've got everything under control.... If someone drops by for a visit, my house looks spiffy and clean---but it's there...under the surface...lurking. You just never know
when y'might need some of that stuff...! I've become a very good "hider." BUT! I won't get into specifics, because it's NOT
Sigh...This is my current
In a nice, tidy stack on my desk is a pile of 40 unwanted, unasked-for, unsolicited CDs. Ninety percent of them are from AOL, a few are from EarthLink, and a few others---but OH! Where they're from isn't the trouble...the problem is me
I CAN'T THROW THEM OUT!!!
They're so darn pretty, those CDs--the way they catch the light, the way they reflect the rainbow in the sunshine, their perfect, smooth roundness... Arrrgggh!!! There must be SOMEthing that one can do with these????
Coasters? Mobiles? Mini-Frisbees? WHAT??? What do you do with perfectly good-looking CDs that you don't need????? (No! Not the "circular file" suggestion...it's too painful!!!)
All suggestions welcome. TIA....