21 for 2021: Let’s Get This Party Started

Theme for 2021: Librate The Things I CarryWhile I am in the habit of writing down all the things I want to leave in the previous year and ritualistically burning them in effigy on New Year’s Eve, I would be wise to also acknowledge what I am bringing with me from the previous year as … Continue reading 21 for 2021: Let’s Get This Party Started

20 for 2020: Get Your House In Order

A twenty-something me, left, pausing for a photo op with my mom at a family Christmas party. 2020 Bonus: Also Get Your Mom’s House in Order To say I grew up in houses that were cluttered is an understatement. My mom was a hoarder. I never gave much more than superficial thought to the degree … Continue reading 20 for 2020: Get Your House In Order

19 for 2019: #14 Purge Clothes, Jackets, Scarves, Etc.

My Proclivity for harboring a bulging closet of clothes, jackets, scarves, shoes, bags, and other accessories is deeply rooted in the countless hours I spent wandering yard sales and thrift stores as a child. By the time I was a teenager, thrift store finds, actually at thrift store prices before the needle moved to vintage, … Continue reading 19 for 2019: #14 Purge Clothes, Jackets, Scarves, Etc.