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April 22

Our Illinois daughter is moving .She and her husband have one way tickets to Israel .They have purged their belongings to the basics, with a few special things that they can't part with. I noticed that we are joining in by purging our own home of stuff". I didn't realize this phenomenon until our NY daughter was here and she said that she was in the process of decluttering . First her clothes and now she was working on convincing her partner to purge some books in the decluttering process. Then I talked to a Grandson in Boston and he said that he was making several trips to Good Will because he was getting rid of "stuff". Is this a trend. Or, are we vicariously living through our Illinois daughter, and planning a journey. I already purged my condo when I had a renter while we were in Israel. Right now, I am looking at my cook book collection. Do I really need so many Kosher cook books. I don't even keep kosher. And Vegan. I tried ,but I couldn't commit. Vegetarian cook books I'll keep. They have good side dishes in them. And how many crock pot cook books do I need? How many ways can you crock ? I think I'll think about this for a while. I'm not going anyplace, anytime soon.

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susan uchitelle | Reply 23.04.2015 16.00

We had to clear our kitchen,water spill on the floor it ended up we need a new kitche. I never realized all the junk I had and got rid of a lot. Endless, Susie

Louise | Reply 23.04.2015 09.13

Leona, you an purge all you want, but do stay here!

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