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Hoarding for the Hordes

Friday, August 5th, 2011

If you’ve ever watched one of those shows about hoarders, you know how unbelievably disgusting hoarding can be.  I know first hand. No, not from Gary (though I do believe he still has 15 years of Modern Drummer hidden somewhere in the attic). I’m talking about Mrs Hoffman, the old woman who lived next door when I was growing up. And when I say “hoarder” I mean someone who had newspapers piled several feet high on every single surface, magazines from the 1930s – and held on to a plate of food from our Christmas dinner through January. Yuck.

But this isn’t about the revolting stuff hard-core hoarders keep.  It’s about the secret hoarding going on in everyone’s life. Yes; you, my friend. You are a hoarder. (more…)

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