I Decluttered My House and My Life

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    I Have Cleaning Spells

         I start cleaning and I can't stop, I'll go for like two weeks just cleaning, it's usually because I'm nervous or something has upset me. I usually keep my house tidy but when I get in these moods, watch out I clean everything, I mean light fixtures, walls...
    kctiger kctiger
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2010

    A Clean Slate

    As a teenager, I collected books. LOTS of books. I didn't have room for all of them in my bedroom, so I began storing them in both of my parents' storage buildings. When I moved out and got my own apartment in my early 20's, my parents brought me everything I'd stored in their...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Nov 30, 2009


    This is a bit complicated. When you get rid of things, it's always a hard thing to do. I like to rework old items, make them new again. I want to make use instead of throw away. But I don't like being a pack rat either. I love archiving the past. I put...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki
    5 Responses Sep 15, 2009
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