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  • NiProWriMo 26/30: Waste Not Want Not or Something Like That

    Two minute list: What do you have that you don’t need? 

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    I don’t believe in throwing things away. It’s almost a joke in my home. That ticket stub from ‘04? Got it. That book I got for free in at a conference in ‘08? Yep, on the shelf. That useless ass friendship? [sighs; points] it’s over there.

    What is it that compels us to keep that which does not serve us?

    Revisit your list and - pardon my cliche - dig deeper. What do you have - and use or engage with! -  that you don’t need?

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    Now, read this fascinating tale of keeping a thing whose time has passed {here}

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    Today write about being poisoned by thing. It doesn’t matter if it’s an object or a person or an idea. How does it get inside of you? Which organs (or systems) are affected? Is there a cure? Why is it still in use? What now?

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