This week, it's all about stacks.
1 - A stack of my mom's old chair cushions. They are still serviceable, but I can't give them to Goodwill (risk of infestation....) and I already have twenty assorted cat beds. They are too large for my dining room chairs, so out they go. They are my landfill nightmare, which is why I have been hanging onto them for years. I hope I don't get nightmares.
2 - This is a very nice, small teapot but I already have a nice, small teapot. And a nice medium teapot. And a nice large teapot....you get the idea. But I have clung to it for years because it is cute. And green. Very little logic is involved.
3 - I am letting go of some of my cookbooks - a painful process, but it has to be done. In this stack are: Cooking Free, Literary Feast, Porridge Sisters Vegan Cookbook, and A Return to Cooking. An eclectic mix, to say the least.
4 - I am tired of saying I am going to learn to paint watercolors. I am not. I am too heavy-handed for watercolors, according to all of my art instructors in my previous life. I was also deemed to heavy-handed to use a lightweight women's bowling ball and was always given a heavy one, which I flung down the lane with not a thought to precision. I was also warned of being too heavy-handed with a pool cue, although I did support myself for a bit in college, heavy-handed or not.
5 - Where the heck did these come from?
6 - Another painfully slow process will be culling knitting patterns and the yarn stash (ouch). But, really. A stack (albeit a small stack) of patterns - mittens, dishtowel and dishcloths. MANY more to go.
7 - A very nice LLBean barn coat in navy corduroy. It went out the door on my sister this weekend which is why you are seeing the artist's rendering....