Stuff from the stuff episode:
There is so much being written about the Queen of Tidiness, Marie Kondo, right now. You can also see her in action at the 92nd Street Y (or just get the highlights from New York Magazine). And you can read accounts from people who have Kondo’s much more thoroughly than I have.
Want to fold using the Kondo method? There are tutorials for that:
Me, I’m still balling up my socks.
A trip to an Arc Value Village thrift never disappoints.
The weirdest thing I found on my recent trip was this guy, encased in a bell jar. His name was Izzy Guilty and he was a Christmas gift that someone seems to have kept, out of guilt or maybe just forgetfulness, since 1984. I imagine that the day came for retirement, the office was cleaned, and this was promptly dropped off at Arc.
I also didn’t purchase:
But this little guy (he’s a candle!) did get to come home with me, for sure.