Tuesday, September 26, 2017


  • a chipped mug. gotta have standards.
  • a pillowcase. the number of pillow cases that find their way into this house is alarming.
  • a sheet. thought i'd caught all the twin-sized bedding.
  • two bottles of lic shampoo. power of positive thinking!

Monday, September 25, 2017


  • an ice pack sleeve. looks complicated, if effective.
  • a tiny roll of bandage/tape. losing its stickiness.
  • a pumice stone. one is enough.
  • two more t-shirts. i hope i am done with t-shirts for a while.

Sunday, September 24, 2017


  • three lovely pieces of sleepwear. nice to look at but never worn.
  • one baskety thing. for organizing something. which i guess i don't own.
  • one paper bowl. this has been hard to purge but it's finally going.

Saturday, September 23, 2017


  • one cd. not sure how this one has survived the purge.
  • one tiny bottle of lotion. ditto
  • one key. to someone's car...
  • one nail clipper for pets. sad reminder of all the pets.
  • one black christmas tree soap, covered in green glitter. creepy.


Friday, September 22, 2017


  • a paper rainbow hanging decoration. cute.
  • a pocket mirror. without a pocket.
  • a small plush toy. uninvited guest.
  • a "splat ball". shudder.
  • a small stack of temporary tattoos. adorable!

Thursday, September 21, 2017


  • one curtain rod. too short and ugly.
  • another curtain rod. which i meant to fix eight years ago.
  • two pamphlets from a previous job. goodbye and good luck.
  • paperwork from a long ago fmla leave. who cares?


Wednesday, September 20, 2017


  • one small skateboarding helmet. that was a fun phase.
  • three t-shirts. if they didn't get worn all summer...
  • one poster. i still love you, barak obama.