Saturday, December 9, 2023

This is why I am stressed


There are way too many of these in my life, in my house, in my car and just generally hidden throughout the house.   Bags and bins of pens and pencils that SOMEONE should sort. Take this one for example.  These were all in a freezer bag hidden in a cabinet in the dining room.  I was slightly stressed when I found it,  mainly because there was an Auto Sharp OHTO 0.5 mechanical pencil hidden in the bag that I forgot that I even owned but I instantly realized that I missed it.  

I am not sure why thar bag exists. I would never write with 90% of the pens in here and my use of wooden pencils has declined majorly since 3rd grade.

Let's be like Dora and explore this mess 

Oh... a Geiple's pencil.  Geiple's is a funeral home in the tiny postage stamp of a town that I grew up in.  I don't know why I own an unsharpened pencil from likely 30-40 years ago at this point.. RANDOM shit. Oh and guess what... if you don't need funeral services or no one that you know if dying anytime soon,  you can also...

Buy some freaking furniture!  More like a Credeathza if you know what I am saying.  (You see...I combined death and credenza.)  This stuff just comes naturally to me.    

And I am sure that it is equally important that I own a ripper of a fun pencil from Abby's Styling Salon.  Are there non- styling salons?  Abby- I think you might have gotten a little redundant here. 

I bet she ordered thousands of these.  Lucky me... I have one in almost pristine condition.  She didn't put a phone number on the pencil-maybe she just assumed everyone knows how to reach Abby's Styling Salon.   

I also found my OLD Levenger Dry-lighter.  I still love that thing. 

The stress comes from the lack of organization,  pens should be with pens and pencils should be in a kids backpack somewhere.  

Years ago I realized I likely could get through this life without buying another pen or pencil, but what fun is that?   An unsharpened pencil is safe... But that's not what pencils are for.   I will not organize this bin tonight. 


Edit.... Geiple's is still a funeral home.  But it looks like they dropped the furniture business.  It was always a weird side hustle I guess.  

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