Thursday, March 31, 2011

  • two more oddly sized little candles. ikea, metric system.
  • a plastic lizard. shh, don't tell.
  • a couple of pieces of cool green foil paper. had that now for how many years?
  • another swiffer. i had two?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

  • one piece of kid art. with the permission of the artist.
  • two candle lanterns. maybe never used.
  • two bowls. enough with the mismatched bowls and glasses.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

  • a small blanket. with a largish hole.
  • two t-shirts. where do they all come from?
  • a lovely box a boy made for me twenty years ago. ill-fitting top, sits in the closet.
  • a wooden stamp. a gift, i assume.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

  • a so-so jacket. easy come, easy go.
  • a glass votive holder, plus candle. two for one.
  • a big bag of marbles. been meaning to get rid of those for years.
  • two books. i may not need all those bookcases after all.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

  • one fabulous pair of boots. they fit someone else better.
  • one jacket. eh.
  • one package incense. seriously.
  • two ipod docking thingies. they go with equipment we no longer own.

Friday, March 25, 2011

  • two pairs of cleats. now we are down to four pairs, for two children.
  • a beautiful pair of boots. just not me.
  • two headbands. just when i think i've thrown them all away.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

  • workout clothing:
    • one pair of pants
    • one pair of shorts
    • three t-shirts. i don't exercise that much.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

  • hope that my dog is still enjoying great quality of life, and thus will be around for a long time to come. that's enough for one day.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

  • a pair of sunglasses. i can get by with only two pairs of eight dollar sunglasses.
  • a jacket. haven't worn it in a while; i used to like it?
  • five children's books. leaving the sentimental favorites for last.

Monday, March 21, 2011

  • four pairs of earrings. i haven't worn earrings in ten years.
  • one ring. too big.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

  • one piece of hardware. used in conjunction with a machine i gave away four years ago.
  • another piece of hardware. unidentifiable.
  • three more childrens' books. easier to do a few at a time.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

  • a jar that holds the end of a candle. not good for much else.
  • an old bottle of vitamin D drops. ineffective.
  • a roll of drywall tape. it is my goal never to hang drywall again.
  • a swiffer mop. unused since i moved in.
  • a package of rubber gloves. no wonder my hands are so trashed.

Friday, March 18, 2011

  • eight tired, faded, stained napkins. time to buy new ones.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

  • shirty/jackety garment. doesn't fit beautifully.
  • bell without a clapper. super cool-looking, but then, so many things are.
  • crappy little picture frame. i had no idea there were so many of them here.
  • art project. many years abandoned, not cool enough to resuscitate.
  • phone or camera or something or other charger. they multiply.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

  • one piece of driftwood. once a part of a kid's sculpture.
  • one string of plastic beads. shh, don't tell.
  • two pillowcases. almost there...
  • one steamer. i have another, newer, prettier one. 
  • one super crappy squirt gun.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

  • an electric stapler. scary.
  • a handheld sewing machine. cool, but never used.
  • a device for making a single outlet into a triple outlet. one of three.
  • a tool for painting trim. paint waster.
  • a pump for an air mattress. what air mattress?

Monday, March 14, 2011

  • one credit card account. unused.
  • perfume samples. blech.
  • three more little kid books. they got a lot of use here.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

  • three clip frames from Ikea. too cheap to be any good.
  • a bag of glass and fabric paints. for gina's craft exchange.
  • a chunk of cable from the bedroom closet. waiting for wireless.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

  • four glass vases.
  • one drinking glass. soon i will be able to justify buying glassware that matches.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

  • one pair of shoes. beautiful but uncomfortable.
  • one skirt. pretty but uncomfortable.
  • two dr. seuss books. someone should be reading them.
  • one tom robbins book. ditto.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

  • two sets of cork board tile. which apparently are sold without adhesive.
  • one telephone, two handsets. death to landlines.
  • one jacket. unworn.
  • one picture frame. hideous.
  • one iron. how is it that someone who irons once a year has two irons?

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

  • a piece of dryer vent. i seem to have a lot of it.
  • a bottle of grout and tile sealer. 
  • a ruined paintbrush. which i have been keeping?
  • two lacy underthings i keep thinking will be just right under... something.

Monday, March 7, 2011

  • a broken ihome. there may be a replacement part out there, but i'm obviously never going to get it.
  • a rubber ducky. done with bath toys.
  • a chalkboard eraser. chalkboard?
  • a tooth. maybe once belonged to a horse?
  • a watch. the numbers are too small to read without glasses.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

  • one pair of shoes. inherited, not worn.
  • four books. one for grownups, three for kids.
  • one plastic toyish thing found by my daughter... somewhere. is it a fish? 

Saturday, March 5, 2011

  • another lovely purse.
  • a mosaic votive kit. complete with moldy box, from sitting in my once dry, now damp garage.
  • a set of votive lanterns. there are altogether too many outdoor lighting options here, most of which i've never used.
  •  a lovely scarf i will never wear.
  • a lovely shirt i don't seem to wear anymore

Friday, March 4, 2011

  • a portable radio/cd player. doesn't get npr in the bathroom.
  • a super-cute black sweater. why have i never worn it?
  • an ugly picture frame. that picture deserves better.
  • two beautiful indian silk wraparound shirts. 20 years late.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

  • six placemats. that have seen better days.