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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

The Hoard

I'm currently reading the book Stuff about hoarding. Jed is reading it aloud to our kids (warning: this is NOT a kid book). Basically, everyone has a little bit of a tendency to hoard, we just do it differently and hoard different stuff. My 8 year old is currently inconsolable because he saw a pillow in the trash that he loves. A pillow he hasn't seen in over a year. A pillow that he had no attachment to whatsoever. Argh.
Just wait until I attack their empty toilet paper roll stash in the bathroom drawer.

Update:  Before my parents arrival, I made Princess Sparkley clean out the toilet paper roll hoard.  Here it is in its glory:

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