I cannot believe how much STUFF I have! No matter how embarrassing, I must share that I have an entire double-car garage crammed full of boxes of STUFF! I am able to park my car in there, barely. Most of the STUFF has been in boxes since, well, for years.
Earlier this evening, while looking for a simple, stupid spiral - one of the walls of boxes came tumbling down. When I realized I could do nothing to stop it, I yelled "AVALANCHE" and the dogs and I scrambled out of the way. When the dust settled it looked like a small bomb had exploded.
I haven't gone through some of the boxes because the memories are painful, but mostly I haven't known what to do with it all. Now I do. I cannot wait to go through it and get rid of it. I am only keeping what I can use for my business, my mobile income. The rest either gets donated or will be sold. How wonderful is that?
I am amazed at how much STUFF I'm actually going to keep for now just to be functional in my sticks and stone home. For example, I have a cabinet and a set of shelves in the garage (opposite side from where the avalanche occurred). The cabinet holds all my dog supplies - towels, sheets, blankets, grooming and hiking supplies, etc. The shelves hold lawn & gardening supplies & tools, and paper goods. All of which I need right now but by the time I hit the road, I won't.
(BTW, where does one store extra TP, Kleenex, and paper towels in an RV? Do you just constantly stop, shop and restock one or 2 items at a time? I hate going into stores and shopping so that does not sound appealing to me at all. Hmmmm, must research travel/RV blogs more. Inquiring minds want to know.)