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November 13, 2021


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Uh oh! That $500 sale will not help matters. No siree!


I always enjoy seeing pics of Mari and her mysterious green eyes, but almost laughed when I saw that robust cat on your fence! Sure is a pretty backdrop too. Nice seeing John here too, and wow that's a nice profit off that one medal! But I still think the guy is walking a fine line with all that other stuff... I guess time will tell.

Ally Bean

We save things that we've inherited or might want to use in the future, but as for junk... that goes to Goodwill or in the trash. It's a fine line between "waste not want not" and hoarding. [A friend's mother is a hoarder, it's an odd mindset.]


A hoarder certainly DOES have an odd mindset; they aren't embarrassed, they are PROUD of their finds (and towers of crap), and are defensive. It's kind of like cult behavior. You would not BELIEVE all the crap John got rid of after his mom died. She was always so proud of moving all that crap all across the country over years and years. She had boxes of cancelled checks dating back to the 50s. One of a million crappy quirks. CRAP, I tell ya!

That big ol' cat on your fence is beautiful! (And seems to be ignoring Mari).


I'd never heard of an atmospheric river until a couple years ago either. But it used to be called Pineapple Express. I've heard that term forever, I bet you have too. I wonder why they suddenly decided to change it.


Sounds like John knew the potential value of the medal. That's a nice profit for playing with stuff. Better than living at the casino and losing. Keeps him out of public trouble, eh? Wonderful report for grandson. Poor kitty Mari: if she's ever treated with some sips of milk, she'll now require it to be heated and frothed! Linda in Kansas


Wow! I won't mention that medal thing to Art because he'd probably start trying to find an estate sale over here. I wonder if they even have them here in Hawaii. There were so many in Illinois.


So John buys things to resell them, is this correct? He seems like he has an eye for deals and he's making money so I think I understand his "hobby." As long as he's buying stuff and moving it out quickly, I think it's harmless, although I personally wouldn't go out seeking other people's stuff when I have enough of my own!

Glad to hear your grandson is progressing nicely!


I think it's too late, you already are dating a hoarder:)

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