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Old 01-08-2017, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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good for you. I packed up our Christmas for our move in the spring and weeded out a great deal more too. Nobody wants Christmass stuff now but that will not stop me from getting rid of it. I'm tired of hanging on to stuff just because I can't bring myself to throw it away thinking "somebody somewhere will need this."
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Old 01-08-2017, 05:58 PM
 
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Tomorrow I'm taking a pair of shoes and a coffee maker to Good Will. Does that count?
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Old 01-09-2017, 07:27 AM
 
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That's the biggest hurdle: valuing our own freedom from the stuff versus the intrinsic value of the stuff.
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Old 01-09-2017, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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another big bag full of clothes, kitchen towels,
box of Christmas decorations
odds and ends dishes

all going to the PTA Thrift shop as soon as the roads are safe to travel. No school again tomorrow.
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Old 01-09-2017, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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It's difficult for me as I'm not sure what I will need. I plan on retiring to Tennessee so I will be keeping my winter clothes.

My problem is the kitchen stuff. I live in a senior building & the kitchen cabinets are atrocious. A lot of the folks get meals on wheels but I love to cook.

I will go visit in March or April & hopefully check out their senior housing. This place is driving me crazy - a cook has nowhere to put their kitchen utensils & reserved supplies
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So, I won't know what to get rid of until I make a decision on an apt. I've gotten a lot of &shelving
As a compromise. It's going to depend on what I find to make the decision as to what to get rid of.
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Old 01-09-2017, 10:49 PM
 
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So you decided on TN? Did I miss that?
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Old 01-10-2017, 10:29 AM
 
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Finally cleared out my sock drawer. What a mess. Why do I need so many socks. I organized but did not discard.

Now my tee shirts - those are going out. I do not wear tee-shirts. And by tee-shirt, I mean those block shaped cotton things with writing and logos on them. They were given to me as "gifts", so I didn't spend anything on them. I do wear tees that are more stretchy and soft.
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Old 01-12-2017, 09:10 AM
 
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Today is do or die for the closet!!!
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Old 01-13-2017, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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So you decided on TN? Did I miss that?
I had decided Cookeville sounded great. Look at the Tennessee forum & Cookeville pictures. Nice area.

And just as I decided on Cookeville, I'm now tempted by Fort Myers, Fl. Sigh, I will visit both areas & whoever has the best col & mobile home prices is where I'll go. I still have so much to do.

I figure I'll visit in March or April & move September or October.
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Old 01-15-2017, 12:43 AM
 
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Co-workers came over and took three of the four exercise machines. They'll come back when they figure out how to dismantle and move the pinball machine and the big exercise machine that I never used. I never needed the upstairs and now I'm remembering that I only put it in for that very unlikely resale that I will now be having in a year.
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