De-cluttering in St. Paul

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 Making resolutions for the new year is easy but sticking with them isn’t so easy.  Again this year one of my resolutions was to get rid of stuff that I don’t need.  I have been making at least one trip a week to the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store on West 7th street and have been dropping off a few items each time.

This week in addition to some coffee mugs and kitchen utensils I dropped off a bunch of ethernet cables, a hundred miles of phone cable and a grip of USB cables.   They will be sold for twenty five cents each.  

I took the picture before I found several more cables but you get the idea.  Some were in the original  wrapper because every time I buy a new USB device a cable is included.  I am not sure where all the phone cable came from.  I saved one ethernet cable and a phone cable just in case and I still have more USB cables than USB ports even though I have a seven port hub. 

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cords and cables

One of the disadvantages of having a home office is that it is super easy to accumulate stuff.  

Also see Out with the old and in with the new