Thursday, February 05, 2009

Cleaning Out the Closet

Good Morning, Kittens!

Yesterday, I decided to thin out my closets. I filled three garbage bags with clothes to donate and I threw out 2 garbage bags of clothes too awful to give away. Now, I have lots of space in my closets. Plus, everything is on matching wooden hangers. I do have an interesting dilemma ... what does one do with all those plastic and wire hangers? Throw them out? Make art?

Then, in the evening, a group of neighbors went to the Quarry House to celebrate Kristi's promotion. Fun times. I had a grilled cheese sandwich. Yum.

Once home, I made use of my beer buzz and bought Melrose Place, Season 2 on DVD and a book (the title of which I can't remember ... something about fish) from Amazon.com. Is there a better way to spend Valentine's Weekend (assuming the package arrives in time)?

Today, there is a Green Jobs Expo downtown. I may head down that way this afternoon. However, from reading the description of the event, it seems that a Jobs Expo is different from a Jobs Fair ... more informative, rather than actual interviewing/hiring. It would still be a good networking opportunity, so we shall see ... It's really cold out today though.

I'm also supposed to meet Carolyn for drinks after work. Should be fun.

*smooches*

8 comments:

  1. Donate the plastic hangers, perhaps?

    The wire hangers ... well, those would make an excellent framework for a Joan Crawford sculpture.

    My verification word, btw, is "bingle." What is a bingle?

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  2. Some places have recycling for the wire hangers. Some dry cleaners will also take back wire hangers, too.

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  3. Just what package are you hoping arrives on time? wink wink nudge nudge

    Wire hangers are recyclable, at least in NYC.

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  4. rn terri11:48 AM

    I need to do my closets......

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  5. anne marie in philly12:11 PM

    I also need to do my closet.

    and I echo the other posters about the wire hangers (cleaners) and plastic hangers (thrift shop). we can do both in philly.

    stay warm!

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  6. Yeah, donate the hangers. What are the donation places gonna hang your shirts on if you don't give 'em the hangers, too?

    Many years ago I used a bunch of wire hangers to make a framework for papier mache. I built a huge and very heavy Christmas tree, painted it Christmas-tree-green, and covered it with glitter. What fun!!

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  7. My drycleaner will take the hangers back. Those plastic ones aren't recyclable? Isn't that odd? A good job done.

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  8. Did you go out? If so, kudos to your bravery in the face of such bitter, bitter cold.

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