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heleninwales
Adventures in decluttering
Who knew that if you leave the headphones from a Sony Walkman in a drawer for 15 years or more, the foam over the earpieces turns into sticky black goo? Well, it does, as I discovered this morning while decluttering a drawer that my husband has been dumping papers in for many years. I had to use the Sticky Stuff remover to get rid of it.

However, on the upside, I discovered a new cheque book for our joint account (not that I use cheques much these days) and a nice little case containing a ballpoint pen and a small fountain pen. These are now mine! :)

Current Mood: busy busy

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halfmoon_mollie From: halfmoon_mollie Date: October 11th, 2018 12:14 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well...I believe I had a similar experience with a pair of headphones.

A FoUNTAIN pen. I always liked them best.
karinfromnosund From: karinfromnosund Date: October 11th, 2018 12:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ah!

Cleaning gifts!
eve_prime From: eve_prime Date: October 12th, 2018 07:28 am (UTC) (Link)
Awesome! When my partner (I should say, my fiancé) visited his parents last week, he found his Cub Scouts wallet, which he last used when he was 16 or so... and it had $80 in it!
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