26 days, twenty-six items Growing up I always wanted to have a portfolio for school but those things were not in a my reach. Once I became I professor, I started buying portfolios. Some where really good, others were okay …

00044: Bags Read more »

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25 days, twenty-five items These two boxes have books, 122 books to be exact. Books that have already been claimed and will be delivered soon. I wanted to celebrate 25 days of the game/challenge by posting about some of the …

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24 Days, twenty-four items Like everyone else, I had posters to decorate my walls since I was a teenager. Then, as I went through undergrad and graduate school, I obtained posters that said something about me in relations to my …

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23 Days, twenty-three items As I declutter my home office, I’m finding that I have stuff I bought many years ago and I never used. In the image, for example, on the upper right corner there is a book, a …

00039: Random Stuff Again Read more »

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22 Days, twenty-two items I still cannot believe the amount of stuff I have accumulated in one single room. People, I have eight days to go and I still have not touched one quarter of my home office and the …

00038: Cultural Representation Read more »

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21 Days, twenty-one items Wow! I’m getting rid of posters and things I have kept for years. And no, I’m not talking four or five years but 16 to 20 years. Somewhere among those posters, there is one of me, …

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20 Days, twenty items I imagine I’m a very wealthy man. My husband and I don’t wear jewels at all but we do have plenty of them for reasons we don’t really think about it. We’re rich, why does it …

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19 Days, nineteen items My family never had enough money to afford a “family doctor.” We always went to social services center to get medical attention. Needless to say, I had to figure out on my own what was happening …

00035: Self-Help Books & Graphic Novels Read more »

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18 Days, eighteen items So far, I have dug out, not one, not two, not three, but four different bags/storage boxes with postcards. When I was younger and unable to travel, I decided that collecting postcards would be a way …

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17 Days, seventeen items Yes, I am obsessed with Dr. Who and I do have a lot of paraphernalia regarding this show and characters. Most of it is at my school office though, in fact the two boxed items you …

00031: Dr. Who Again Read more »

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16 Days, sixteen items After 15 days of playing the 30-Day Minimalism Game, I’m starting to notice an awareness about the stuff I have in the house. This morning for example, I was in the bathroom and I noticed there …

00030: Finally Letting Go! Read more »

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Day 15, fifteen items I cannot believe I made it half way through the 30-day minimalism game (challenge!) It has not been easy, mainly because I have to move things from one end of my home office to the other …

00028: The Midpoint of the 30-Day Minimalism Game! Read more »

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Day 14, fourteen items If you are closed to me, you know that I am an avid fan of Dr. Who. Actor Tom Baker, you played Dr. Who in the early 70s was the first doctor I met. Then life …

00026: UK Day Read more »

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Day 13, thirteen items I have to acknowledge that I became a little too confident at the beginning of the 30-Day Minimalism Game by counting several items that were the same type of items as one single item. Now that …

00025: The Millennium Falcon Read more »

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Day 11, eleven items I saw the musical WICKED on Broadway in 2007. I was attending a conference with one of my best colleagues and friends and we decided we needed to see three Broadways shows: We saw The Color …

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Day 10, ten items Let’s start with the obvious. The big black binder or folder or whatever you want to call it is not part of the 10 items. I simply used to keep the box in place. Got that? …

00021: The UPS Box Read more »

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… actually it was just two years ago in my own house. For some reason, maybe it was one of those days, I had a very strong desire to own a …

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Day 8, eight items Eight items are part of the above image but only two of them matter: the rainbow fox tails. These two tails belonged to my late sister. She and her only daughter, the youngest of her children, …

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Day 5, five items Today marks the fifth day of my 30-day Minimalism Game and the process is much harder than I thought. In one of their podcast, “The Minimalists” Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus talked about how around …

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