Author Archives: planboy

Some good motivation for your own RID project.

Great points made in this simple blog post I found online… “Clutter is expensive: An average of ten dollars per square foot to store items in your house Almost ten percent of American households rent storage units, spending more than $1,000.00 … Continue reading

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In case you’re thinking of starting your own RID project, this person has advice for getting motivated.

I love this quote…”People like myself live in the their memory’s clutter for years upon years and become numb to the drag it adds to their life. It slows you down, cramps you up. It makes it hard to move … Continue reading

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I put 20 books on the “to be RIDded” pile today.

Seems old habits die hard? Books…oh, books. I guess if there’s one category I give myself permission to overdo it in, it’s reading. Time to get serious again…

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A digital RID?

So, lately I’ve been thinking about my use of social media – and the fact that it doesn’t seem like it’s holding up its end of the bargain on the “social” front. I’ve steadily watched my use of Facebook decline … Continue reading

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A handful of people sent me this article this weekend. So, I thought I’d post.

A treatise about too much stuff. The points this person makes mirror my project….almost exactly. Money Quote: “My success and the things it bought quickly changed from novel to normal. Soon I was numb to it all. The new Nokia … Continue reading

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Thinking about stuff (we eat.)

A GREAT collection of images of what 200 calories look like – in different foods. Available online. Find more here.  

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Serendipity…

You know, in the middle of the RID project, I found myself wondering…why can’t I just BORROW some of these items from my friends/neighbors rather than owning them? Well, of course the reason is…who knows who owns what, and would … Continue reading

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I love this post about decision making, and choices.

Key Quotes: “Even the greatest minds fear missing out. Nobel laureate Richard Feynman who assisted in the development of the atomic bomb, contributed substantial advances to quantum mechanics and particle physics, discovered the cause of the Challenger Shuttle disaster and … Continue reading

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New blog coming soon. (But not quite RIDding this one, just yet.)

And I’m planning on launching it March 4. Stay tuned. I’m excited to share it with you all. For now…I’ll give you the website address… ThePrioritiesProject.wordpress.com. See you in March for the launch.

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The LAST time I’ll ask (on this blog.) I need a SMALL favor from you, dear readers.

As, I suppose, a “typical” male born and raised in the Midwest, I’m not always the best at asking for help. I guess I somehow got the idea that it made me appear weak or something. But, over the last … Continue reading

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