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The Eclectic Pen - Garbage Picker

By: Kathleen J. (cozyreader)   + 4 more  
Date Submitted: 1/22/2008
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs » Memoirs
Words: 127

  Never thought I'd be a garbage picker. Don't need things. Have too many things. Have things I'm saving for my mother in the home. Things that belong to my sister and my children. Have to call goodwill, but they don't even need my things.

Then -- on the curb, ready for pick-up, garbage truck at the top of the street -- I see brand new toddler peddle cars, plastic play kitchens, rocking horses. No one has the time to call goodwill.

There are children who would use these things. Have to have a garage sale-- give them away for free. Someone could use them.

My garage gets stuffed. Garbage picker. Not even for money. Not even for me.

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Debra M. (valleyofthedolls) - 2/1/2008 11:34 PM ET
This is amazing...i collect what other people think is garbage and clean it up and get it over to the christian thift like recycling(helping the earth) and helping people along with having an outlet for an undiagnosed OCD. You are cool!!! PS I like your writing style!!!
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