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I'm an author and an artist. I struggle with the impulse to keep everything.

The quote about home reminds me of a test I had in grad school. It was a one-word test. The word was "home." I wrote for the entire two hours. Thanks for the quote. I shall keep it. (See what I mean?)

Also, sometimes I wonder if the difference between collecting and hoarding is simply money. If you have money for display cases and labels, you're a collector. If everything has to pile up on the floor, you're a hoarder.

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Feb 26Liked by Grant Faulkner

I loved this, especially the paradox. And mystical callings. Lovely. Thank you

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A great column, Grant!

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