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Book Review: Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy O. Frost

I’ll admit this book did get boring after a few chapters but then I got back into it and overall, I enjoyed it. It really is fascinating and I did learn a tremendous amount about hoarders and other characteristics hoarders tend to have. 64 more words


Before and After

My husband is a compulsive hoarder (self admitted). He’s slightly reformed these days in that he tries to limit the hoarding to specific areas of the house, in particular, places that don’t affect the kids (it’s a big house). 420 more words

Out of the box...

For a now forgotten reason my Friday group had settled on a title ‘Out of the Box’ to write about for yesterday’s meeting. Considering it was a rather unusual title and i would have thought difficult to write about, we did some varied pieces of work to share! 1,292 more words


Das kann man noch gebrauchen –!

»Gib das mal her! Schmeiß das nicht weg! Immer schmeißt du alles weg! Was ich damit noch will? Das ist gar keine alte faule Kiste! Was die soll? 218 more words

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Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 122

Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 122

Note 1: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. 543 more words


Confessions of a Compulsive Hoarder

6th August 2017.

Since I was a young child I’ve always had a very strong sense of sentimentality. I’ve forever placed a, perhaps, unhealthily-intense focus on memories, no matter how seemingly insignificant or painful they may be. 1,732 more words


Garbage disposal war. Germany, Ireland, Italy.

Years ago, approx on 2003, I met a manager of a very important garbage recycling factory in Italy.

This person used these words to mean the importance of what we contemptuously call “rubbish”: <It’s more precious than oil or gas, as it can produce quality energy and it’s daily produced by people without any extraordinary effort. 621 more words