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Old 09-21-2017, 12:15 PM
 
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Comic Books!!!!!
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Old 09-21-2017, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Nothing. It's just stuff.
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Old 09-21-2017, 12:25 PM
 
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Looks like a lot of us are on the same page. My brother sent me a cool question (not his, but seen on a billboard):

"If you had the choice of being slender again, or giving up wine, which would you choose?
Red or White?"

Boy this is me to a t!! I keep complaining about this pesky 6 pounds, and I know dam well that if I layed off the wine I'd lose it! But what fun is THAT??
Speaking of shoes, I decided I had too many so I went through them and took 3 boxes full to the Easter Seals re-sell store. Then I counted what I had left. 37.
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Old 09-21-2017, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Coastal California
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Collecting seaglass and shells.

Have been collecting since I was 5 years old.

Best part of my hobby? Costs me nothing. I live about 1/4 from my favorite beach and walk it 2 to 3 times a week and usually come back with a handful or two of glass.

I have given away about 80% of my shells in the past 5 years and a lot of the glass, but it still brings me great joy when I find a unique piece.
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Old 09-21-2017, 02:29 PM
 
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Collecting seaglass and shells.

Have been collecting since I was 5 years old.

Best part of my hobby? Costs me nothing. I live about 1/4 from my favorite beach and walk it 2 to 3 times a week and usually come back with a handful or two of glass.

I have given away about 80% of my shells in the past 5 years and a lot of the glass, but it still brings me great joy when I find a unique piece.
Are there good seashell beaches in or near Santa Barbara? I used to love collecting seashells many times in Naples, Florida, and the one time I went to Sanibel-Captiva Islands.

Are there any good seashelling beaches along the west coast that you know of?

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Old 09-21-2017, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Fresno, CA
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  • Books
  • Birdhouses
  • Quilts
  • Decorating/gardening magazines
  • Glass/ceramic pieces
  • Art prints

I've slowed way down. It's either that or buy a bigger house (when I'm trying to downsize).
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Old 09-21-2017, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Kalamalka Lake, B.C.
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tropical fish

I belong to "Plecaholics Anon" and it isn't working. Gets rid of my zucchini fast, though.
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Old 09-21-2017, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Washington state
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A better question would be what DON'T I ever want to quit accumulating. Let's look at it this way: when I die, people are going to think I was a hoarder because my body will be surrounded by and buried under books, books, more books, magazines, books, dollhouses, books, model horses, books, and porcelain collies (among other dogs), Hallmark ornaments, cats, rats, and parakeets. Did I mention books?

And that's only scratching the surface. Fortunately, I'm not rich, or I could open a museum and fill it with the things I like and would like to collect. I am a true first world modern day person who likes "STUFF". Forgive me, George Carlin.
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Old 09-21-2017, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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Me too....

I try to buy used books....$3.50 at thriftbooks.com
love having books all over my house




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I'll never stop buying books and adding to my library. I've been this way since I started to read. There are other things I buy as well, but books are NUMBER ONE.
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Old 09-21-2017, 03:52 PM
 
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tropical fish

I belong to "Plecaholics Anon" and it isn't working. Gets rid of my zucchini fast, though.
Haha! Love those Plecs and their zucchini-eating habits! I l love great big, gigantic Plecs. Haven't had any in years, but your post brought back memories.
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