Susan Kelley

Nov 23, 2021

7 min read

Hoarding vs Sparking Joy

Once You’ve Read The Swedish Art of Death Cleaning, You’ll Never Go Back

I am absolutely, definitively not a hoarder.

I remember my dad telling me the story of his mother, standing over a burn barrel in their back yard, blithely tossing in a letter she’d received from Harry S. Truman (yes, that Harry S. Truman). I don’t recall the circumstances under which she had gotten this letter, but that’s…