Going The Distance

Clump #61:  Bulldoze through Paper Mountain.

Cue another movie theme song:  the training song from Rocky.  Like Rocky Balboa, I went the distance!  30 days, 30 clumps, and (almost) 30 posts.


It’s been a day of intense inner paper pile purging.  The really tough stuff.  I’m not as bruised and bloodied as Rocky, but I did get a mean paper cut.  I very much wanted to end this challenge with a big flourish, but I bit off more than I could chew with this clump.  I started clearing papers from one end of the house and hoped to power through to the other, but piles remain for another day.

So I don’t feel as though I won, however, the distance was maintained. I transformed this:


To this …


And this area:


To this:


Along the way, I was buoyed by finding some inspirational quotes.


I have a fear of some of those papers, as silly as that sounds.


But thanks to this blog, this challenge, and all who have encouraged me, I’m getting there!  Gonna Fly Now.



  1. Wow! Congratulations, my dear. Who knows what can happen when we set out to see…. Great job and you’ve inspired me along the way both in cleaning house and in blogging. Many thanks.


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