- If I needed it that bad, I'd be using it or would have used it in the recent past. If not, it goes.
- If I want to read it, I would have by now. Let someone else enjoy it. I can get it at the library if I get around to it later on.
- If I ever go back to teaching, well, things change, and whatever I have will have been replaced by then with newer and better methods.
Another thing that really helped me with this project was to look at as if I were moving into a tiny house. Tiny houses do not have room for clutter or what if's. Besides, I feel calmer and work more efficiently when my world around me is not in chaos, but isn't that true for most of us?
What I ended up with was a clean, un-cluttered living room, a full trash can, and a box-load of goodies for a yard sale. And without further ado...