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Archive for September 13th, 2007

Everything Must Go!

One of the excruciatingly tedious tasks I decided to embark upon here in the 3rd trimester is getting together every last item that we do not need in our household.  It all started with the couch, which is being replaced and sort of took off from there.  At last count, we have the couch and my crappy old dresser, a box of printers and printing accessories, another of old bedding, yet another 2 of kitchen-related crap, a box of books, and the frame for a folding screen.  The scary part is that I have barely scratched the surface.

Tomorrow C is going to take Lucy to the Bronx Zoo and I am going into my terrifying closet to attack the clothes contained therein.  I expect to get at least 2 bags of my clothes and hopefully another of Lucy’s, plus random shoes and purses and bags.  Then I will hit up the old VHS collection (we don’t even have a VCR hooked up.)  And then I will call the Salvation Army and ask how soon they can send a truck.

It sometimes feels a little like I have ‘giving birth’ mixed up with ‘never having time to do anything ever again’ and I’m not exactly sure why.  The more positive-minded part of me feels like it is sort of getting ready for a new life.  Either way, I am looking forward to getting all of this old crap out of here.

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