Decluttering: 2014’s New Year’s Resolution

Years ago, I pulled an all-nighter with Mama, going through all her rebate offers and throwing away expired ones.  By 4 a.m. we had managed to “earn” about 50 bucks.  Because neither of us had very high income potential, rather than seeing $50 for 20 hours of work as pretty poor pay, even back in the ‘80s, we both thought, “Wow, that’s a lot of money!”Mama looked at me and said, “See?  Isn’t it worth all my junk and papers to make $50?”I’ve finally come to see that there was something wro … [Read more...]