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The Love of Storage Units is the Root of All Evil


Take a look at Cathy’s blog today. I’ll be thinking about this for a while.

” I think the real reason we hang onto everything from clothes to corkscrews to cars? It’s fear. We fear that we don’t have enough, and we fear that we are not enough.”

Soul Curacy

Open-hands Open hands, open heart. You know what’s wrong with this country today? Storage units. Get rid of all the storage units and you will eliminate everything that is wrong with the American soul. You’re welcome.

Check this out:The self-storage industry is primarily aUS-based industry. Of the 58,000 storage facilities worldwide in 2009, 46,000 were located in the United States. In 2007, the US self-storage market was nearly $6.6 billion.

Six and a half billion dollars, y’all. Six and a half billion dollars spent to store the shit we don’t use but can’t bear to part with. Honestly, that is a coast-to-coastfeng shui nightmare. Our national chi is so blocked it’s no wonder we are bogged down with so much negative energy.

Okay, I admit there might be occasions (like preserving your great-grandmother’s button hook collection, the getting rid of which would bring down the wrath of your ancestors upon your…

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