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Lost

an experiment

Everything I own has grown legs. It started just after the Olympics with the sudden disappearance of the lens cap for my camera.

It’s not so much that everything is a mess. Everything’s always a mess around me. Clutter always manages to find places to roost in the corners while I go on with my life, oblivious to it all. I have a pretty high tolerance for clutter which makes it hard for me to even recognize that it’s there.

I don’t notice or do anything about it until I lose something. In this case, the companion to the knitting needle you see in the picture above. Shortly after I took that picture it completely disappeared.

Today it is the usb cord for my camera. The last time I saw it was 2:00 today. Now it seems it has vanished. It can’t have gone far but it’s nowhere to be found.

I don’t think it’s that my room is a mess. I can always find things in the clutter. I think that it has more to do with the fact that the Olympics disrupted my schedule for two weeks. Things I would have used regularly sat wherever they are hiding and I’ve forgotten where they are.

I keep saying this but tomorrow I’m going to clean my room. I’m getting tired of not being able to find things.

2 Responses to “Lost”

  1. Lamb Says:

    To be fair, the time you spent posting this could have been used to CLEAN YOUR ROOM! :p
    I can’t complain though. My husband is always bugging me for not putting things back where they belong. I can’t remember the last time I saw his flash drive, but he hasn’t seemed to notice it’s missing yet.

  2. erin Says:

    Well, that’s true. I could clean my room but where’s the fun in that? :P

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