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Subject: 2,700 Q-tips is Too Many Date: 2/17/2001 12:12 PM
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OK, I got rid of the clutter of meaningless memoribilia. I passed along the craft projects I would never finish. I caged the paper tiger. I let go of the worn out or just not right clothes. I went digital for information and to the library for fiction. I stopped shopping for recreation to prevent future clutter.

Then what did I do? I over-shopped for groceries. Just in case. Because we "might need it". So now the grocery bill is in half as we eat down the extra food from jam-packed cupboards and freezer.

So then cvs.com had a great 33 cent sale and I bought the limit (9) on a bunch of stuff like tape and q-tips. 300 qtips to a box, times 9 boxes is 2700 q-tips. This is nearly ten years' supply. This is crazy!

It's as if I somehow believe that 5 years from now I won't have 48 cents (Big Lots price) to buy qtips.

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