Monday, December 31, 2012

  • one green rain jacket. no longer waterproof. or even particularly water-resistant.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

  • one pair of pants. why do i even own a pair of size 2 pants?
  • a bag of tiles and magnets. hidden on top of the refrigerator, with the late dog's collar and a less-than-stellar report card.
  • a stool. deemed unbreakable by my mother, who may not have anticipated the virulence of our vertical maneuverings.

Friday, December 28, 2012

  • eight placemats. not quite washable enough.
  • one paintbrush. crappy!

Friday, December 21, 2012

  • five novels. four of which i did not finish.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

  • a remote control. no television to control.
  • sunscreen. this will undoubtedly be past its usefulness when we finally see the sun again.
  • a pair of toe-separator things. one would think we practiced pedicures here weekly.
  • a bunion imitator thingy. an extra.
  • a ring that must once have been a useful part of...something.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

  • a purple glass vase. i feel like i've thrown this away before...
  • fascinatingly-shaped rubber gasket. for the shelley bag.
  • plastic eyedropper. i rarely find myself in need of an eyedropper.
  • the cloth case for my new earbuds. in the running for most ridiculous accessory to an accessory.
  • a dress. the only dress i will ever own which i could wear braless. but do not. ever.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

  • three pairs of socks. holey, stretched and frayed, they should have gone long ago. which has not kept me from wearing them.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

  • seven soft-drink flavored lip balms. not technically mine to toss, but they have cluttered up my favorite yellow bowl for going on two years.

Friday, December 14, 2012

  • a paint roller. some things really aren't worth fixing.
  • a tiny crappy plastic ball. undoubtedly destined to become a part of the floating plastic island.
  • a lint roller. i embrace lint!
  • one dwell magazine. who are those people with their clutter-free homes?
  • one sunset magazine. "cozy fall weekends" are so three months ago.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

  • a bar of soap, painted, with an army of headless matches stuck in it. satanic ritual? pet hedgehog?
  • five brown glass jars. so useful! so unused.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

  • silicone frog beak. hand puppet? potholder? useless?
  • defining gel. for hair. of which i have very little.
  • homemade spider trap. dead spider included.
  • felting needle case. why are tiny boxes so irresistible?
  • creepy children's book. well, obviously.