Half a ton!!!

I was close enough this morning that I started throwing extra things in a box to get rid of. I still have paperwork to shred and a few items to donate/recycle before the last of the half ton leaves my house, but I have made the half ton mark!

 

I’m not finished yet, but I’m very pleased with how much I’ve gotten rid of so far, and how little has gone to the landfill. At most I might be facing throwing away 50 of the first 1000 pounds of stuff. The rest can be recycled easily or donated to someone who needs it. And I’m working on better alternatives for that 50 pounds.

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About thrugracealone

I'm a country girl raised city. I prefer open windows to AC, love a good thunderstorm, and enjoy hearing the owls and seeing lightning bugs. A bit old-fashioned, maybe, I can recognize many trees by name, resent elms and weeds, wish for a large garden and canning skills, and hope someday to downsize and get a few acres in the country. I am blessed with a terrific church, a good job, a sturdy house, two cats and a yard full of strawberries and mulberries in the right season. Some of my other favorite things to do are spoiling nieces and nephews, reading, swimming, biking, long walks, and blogging, of course. One of my favorite stories is creation. My abbreviated version goes like this: 1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2Now the earth wasa formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters... And God moved... And God said... And it was very good. If God can speak to darkness, to an earth without form and void, and make something like this that we see everyday, and make it very good (and it was even better before the Fall!), He will surely make something wonderful out of the dark, void situations I sometimes find myself in. He has, and it's been very good. Two top posts: Can a Person Lose their Salvation? http://wp.me/p1CY5z-1R Baptism! http://wp.me/s1CY5z-baptism

Posted on March 11, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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