- Junk mail that may never get opened, is unnecessary, killed a tree, etc.
- Magazines that pile up, that you'll never have enough time to read, and are so pretty that they begged to be kept eternally.
- Catalogs that you must look at, otherwise it feels wasteful to just recycle it and you don't want to cancel it because one day you'll be in shopping mode.
- Boxes of stuff from shopping channels that you didn't need in the first place and if the stuff doesn't work or fit, won't ever get returned.
- Bank statements that remind you of how much money you don't have.
- Bills--enough said.
- Solicitations from charities who bribe you with free address labels.
- Gifts that you don't like and feel guilty getting rid of.
- Greeting cards and personal letters--yes, this is how the devil tricks you. These are the bait that keep you going to check the mailbox every day.
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Is the Mailman the Devil?
It occurred to me, driving home tonight, that 100% of what the mailman brings to our homes is evil (when looking at things through the lens of an anti-clutter specialist). And why haven't we chopped down our mailboxes and replaced them with crucifixes? Here's what he brings:
Posted by Kerry Crocker at 6:49 PM