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Entries Tagged as 'writing implements'

Persistent Pen Envy

April 5th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Collecting, Excess of Possessions

Are you sick of the pen topic? I know I am. I still want them, though. New pens, vintage pens, other people’s pens…… but I’m not giving in these days. I just drool inwardly and keep moving. I’m looking for a good pen therapist. because as I’m getting rid of all these pens — which […]

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Sentenced to sort

February 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Decluttering, Passing it on, Recycling, Trash Disposal

A few days ago I took out all the pens I could find around the house and put them on the dining room table so I could sort them: “Pens to keep” and “Pens to get rid of.” But each of those categories has several subcategories, like Pens I love but need ink refills; Pens […]

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Pen-Pigs Anonymous

February 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Collecting, Excess of Possessions, Packratting

It’s really bad. I might have to start going to meetings. “Hello. My name is Kate and I am a pen-pig,” I would start out. (You have to introduce yourself in the correct way.) “Hi, Kate!” they would chime  in unison. Then I’d tell the following little story of hope. It happened the other day […]

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