After my last post I received several messages from friends about my plans to move to Portland, Oregon.
I am not moving for at least a few more months. I have sooo many preparations to make. Besides, the nice weather season has arrived in Houston. This is the best time to live in Houston. I hope to move before the weather gets too unbearably hot again.
I just have so much stuff! I have to sort through it all and keep only some of my things.
This past weekend I've been weeding through my clothes. I just love clothes. I take such good care of them that they seem to last forever (or until they somehow get too small). I took 2 bags and 1 box full of my clothes to Goodwill yesterday.
For the clothes that are just too good to give away I use thredup.com, an online reseller. They decide what items they'll keep and put on their website. The other items they donate to charity. They also decide the prices and do the shipping. It used to be that the company would send out "clean out bags" with a prepaid label. All I had to do was fill up the bags and drop them off at FedEx. They made their money by keeping the lion's share of the items' selling prices. Now they want $9.99 per bag plus their share of the selling price. The fee is deducted from the seller's portion of the sales price or if that doesn't cover the fee they charge you via paypal. Their policy change is very disappointing, but it beats pressing everything, putting them on hangers and hauling them to a resale shop or even worse, holding a garage sale!
Sorry, I've gotten off topic. Once I decide when to make the actually move I will be sure to share it promptly.