Saturday, April 30, 2011

  • five cds. for some reason these are hard to get rid of.
  • one bra. the most expensive one i have ever owned.

Friday, April 29, 2011

  • five more clear glass pitchers. and maybe that's the last of them?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

  • two sweaters. past favorites, i got them both second hand, they are stretched out, unflattering, not exactly the image i want to present to the world.
  • a stack of note cards. i have enough to last me two lifetimes, will keep the ones i like.
  • a tape dispenser. that i can't see to open.
  • a lavender-filled eye pillow. i seem to have two.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

  • five cds.
  • and a meat thermometer. done for another day.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

  • a vegetable steamer. doesn't seem to fit any of my pots.
  • a dishcloth. with a hole burned into (out of?) it.
  • a pyrex bread pan. i have two, which is odd for someone who bakes once a year.
  • a box of inkjet transparencies. does anyone use these anymore?
  • a box of printable postcards. i do not use these anymore.

Monday, April 25, 2011

  • two cans of spray-on window frosting. texture, not icing.
  • one yellow nylon strap. i keep convincing myself it will be useful at some point.
  • one bag of hardware for a set of blinds. which i have already gotten rid of.
  • one string line. there are no fence building projects in my immediate future.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

  • five more children's books. they date from before my own childhood. not so interesting to 21st century kids.
turns out one thing you can still do when you are sick is throw stuff away.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

  • one pair of boots. beautiful but done with them.
  • two gorgeous purses. sadly impractical.
  • two packages of mailing labels. didn't even know i had them.

Friday, April 22, 2011

  • a three-drawer organizer. less stuff to organize.
  • a storage box from ikea. empty!
  • an over-the-door mesh organizer. don't need it.
  • a set of colorforms. 
  • a hieroglyph kit.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

  • one unused bag of tea. a gift that meant a lot to me.
  • one printer. painfully disposable.
  • one package of printable postcards. left over from the business now closed.
  • one box of floor tiles. if the ones in the kitchen start breaking, it will be a great excuse to redo the ugly floor.
  • one more notebook. a la talking heads. without the burning.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

  • one regulation dart board. the dart-playing boyfriend is long gone.
  • one broom. i only need one.
  • one clipboard. i only need one.
  • one witch hat. i only need one
  • one receipt book. i don't need even one.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

  • eight books. i keep thinking that i don't really own that many books. soon this may be true.

Monday, April 18, 2011

  • three notebooks. we are drowning in notebooks.
  • two candles. no longer drowning in candles.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

  • one large stump. thought i would have to call for the grinder, but all that rain made it easy to pull out.
  • four underthings. so pretty. so uncomfortable.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

  • five books.
  • five cds.
  • a bag of random ikea hardware.
  • a bag of glass stones.

Friday, April 15, 2011

  • one small bottle of hand sanitizer. i believe in germs.
  • one lumbar support device. i hope that by the time i need it again the technology has improved.
  • one wrist splint. i hope never to need that again.
  • one necklace. i can no longer remember where it came from, so it no longer has even sentimental value.
  • one more plastic hourglass. one more than we need.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

  • a tube of sunscreen. way past it's usefulness date.
  • one more green plastic cup.
  • another lovely picture by a child. awkward shape to store.
  • a tube of some sort of cosmetic. unloved
  • another pair of socks. much loved, but with holes.

Monday, April 11, 2011

  • five cds. somehow hard to get rid of, even though i rarely think about them.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

  • a rocking pink accordion file. it will help keep someone stylishly organized.
  • a too-soft basketball. also seems fuzzy. is this normal?
  • a bottle of febreze. which did not, in the end, help eliminate the odor of mildew in the car.
  • my favorite beautiful butter dish. which is chipped. tragically, we no longer eat butter.
  • a spool of bright green thread.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

  • a blue shirt. gifted to me, never worn.
  • four books. my favorite get-rid-of item.

Friday, April 8, 2011

  • a small kitchen table. i'm going to get into trouble for this one.
  • my favorite pair of wool socks. sporting very large holes.
  • hair detangler. they're either going to brush, or not.
  • two switchplate covers. insidious!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

  • a whole ton of books. incuding a series of kids' books originally published over a hundred years ago. those would be really cool in someone else's house.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

  • bath gunk. we like the powder kind.
  • cool metal case that housed corporate gift pen/zip drive. which has since moved out.
  • walkman. remember those?
  • two relaxation tapes. which don't seem to have worked.
  • a pillow. we seem to have a lot of pillows.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

  • five plastic cups. death to plastic cups!
  • a dress-up dress. sorry, amy - already spoken for.
  • neon pink platform shoes. for oscar.
  • a poster. trashed.

Monday, April 4, 2011

  • a plastic syringe. we prefer salami as a medication delivery device.
  • a thin black webbing strap. hmmm.
  • a small heart ornament. for a tree? a present?
  • a necklace. i will never wear it.
  • an ipod charging cord. we must have at least four.
  • four plastic cups. inadvertently stolen from the bowling alley. oops.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

  • two more sets of vinyl blinds. u.g.l.y.
  • one more clear glass vase.
  • one saucepan. trading in the old ones.
  • one doormat. too small to really help in an oregon spring.Show all

Saturday, April 2, 2011

  • three candles. it is silly to force yourself to use something just because it is useful.
  • one serving tray. love it, don't use it.
  • one gorgeous shirt. wore it once, the day i bought it.

Friday, April 1, 2011

  • ten more children's books. determined to get rid of one bookcase.