Yet, I cannot be judgmental, when I know I have a tendency... I love books, and have several bookshelves... and they are orderly and not on the floor, and trash is not laying around, and the only critters running about is one cat, Tish. Maybe books are my worst. Yarn for crocheting and art supplies are my second choice of "gotta haves" and not nearly so much an issue.
However, I know in the past, moreso than now, I collected a lot more. Granddaughters Adrianna and Emily patiently helped and encouraged me. My issue has been "save for a time of need" and "save this to donate" and "save this because I don't know what to do with it, but I can't dump it yet" and whatever else excuse we people with hoarding tendencies come up with. Gratefully, it gets so much easier when one begins to let go. It's funny how the mind turns the corner, how one's perspective literally flips to see the whole picture.
Oh, yes... and then there was music, such as CD's - and the reason for this entry. So today I was inspired to start (from a long list of projects) ripping the music to my computer. I'll get rid of most of the CD's at a consignment shop, and will keep a few favorites. I've discovered many of the CD's I purchased back in the '90's, much of it New Age, have lost their attraction. On the other hand, I have re-discovered some old favorites. Having them on the computer will make them more accessible. So much for my hoarding.
So, next Thursday night at 9 o'clock is supposed to be the worst hoarder show ever... an elderly lady who at a quick glance looks like she must be really elderly and living in what looks like - another quick glance - a massive pile of quivering, fluttering mass of, dear lord, is it rats or mice? And, yes, I am going to attempt to watch this one since it is a new episode. If Blacklist or Scandal were on, it would override the creep factor of those two shows.
Kenny, by the way, I found six great photography books/ slick magazines that if you think you or others would enjoy - full of gorgeous photos - and some instruction by well known pro photographers.
See, I gotta donate. Can't just pile them into the landfill without the possibility of someone else enjoying those gorgeous photos. I learned from them.
Have a good weekend, all.