NO ONE WANTS OUR SHIT

We used to love “Antique Roadshow.” And we dreamt of selling our leftover “shit” in retirement.  BUT NO ONE WANTS OUR SHIT!!!  And I mean NO one.

(I am using “OUR” shit loosely and including all of your shit as well.  NEWSFLASH:  No one wants YOUR shit either!)

About ten, fifteen years ago, my husband and I were selling our stuff that we did not want anymore.  We had odds and ends collectibles – vintage paper collectibles.  The money we made at tag sales and on eBay paid for our vacations.  We went to Europe and emailed our daughter to tell her which items to post.  We laughed, enjoying our time on the Mediterranean coast.

And in retirement, we thought we would continue to sell off whatever was left, including my beach paintings, and continue to have fun.  I even blogged about decluttering and was invited to talk on a local tv show about what to do with all our stuff.

We have gone on eBay in the hopes of selling our “shit.”  I used to knit.  I bought expensive knitting needles.  I have a ton of them.  I put them on eBay.  Not a bid.

Vintage postcards that should decorate vintage themed homes.  Not a bid.

Old stamp collections.  I looked on eBay.  No bids. Old baseball cards.  No bids.  Silver dollars.  No bids.

Unique and pretty costume jewelry.  No bids.

I am scratching my head in disbelief wondering WHY no one wants our shit.

And instead of asking To Declutter or Not To Declutter?, I am asking To Throw Away or Not to Throw Away?

Please share your thoughts by commenting.search

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “NO ONE WANTS OUR SHIT

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s