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Old 08-01-2011
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Originally Posted by veprjack View Post
Tom, Have you ever seen George Carlin's skit on "Stuff"?? Not sure that's what it's called, but he talks about buying bigger houses to fit all our STUFF in. As usual, Carlin's genius is hillarious but poignant.

What did you find was the best way to sell your STUFF? Yard sales, Craig's List??

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Jack
Yes, I've seen it. We are taught, through whatever means you want to believe in, that we need more and more. Not true for most of us, but this is the brainwashing that we receive over time, and through television programs, over time.

Yep, Carlin's genius was almost, genius.

We sold our stuff by hanging signs on posts and on Craigslist (thanks Craig). I'm still selling things that I collected over the years, too. I have had an affinity for Commodore Computers for many years, as these are the machines I learned on. I'm still selling off my stuff. Even though we have no home, I still have some of this in the attic at our office.

I also still have some CB equipment that I collected over the years. Still selling/giving away that, too.

It has become to me; "what ever it takes". We are planning a Pacific voyage, and I know what I have to do. I have to put aside my emotional attachments and sell this stuff so that we can close the office and get away, so whatever it takes.

A new chapter in life and a new love, so I take LOTS of pictures and store them so that I can view them as I want when I am off shore.

Hope this helps, but as the evening wears on my Scotch on the rocks will tend to blur my better (writing) judgment.
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