I thought collecting nick knacks and family objects was my identity, then I thought collecting was a fault of mine. Now I believe it was a phase of learning that I have learned past.
I am still a nostalgic girl and I have a hard time relinquishing the silliest things...but the more complicated my life gets, the less I want stuff in the way. Stuff is blocking the door.
Douglas Coupland's thoughts on the minimalist movement