A combination of a busy few days and excessive fear has as of yet precluded me from taking on Task Two*. Nevertheless, let's take a look ahead at Task Three: throw away something you like. Being both a touch of a magazine fanatic and petrified to part with anything made of equal or greater quality than plastic, I was led to an obvious conclusion. So, today**, I'm throwing away a bunch of old magazines I'd stored up***. The top mag of the bunch is pictured above.
*but F that, it's happening tomorrow.
**the impromptu day of Task Three. Also, Thursday.
***I almost didn't insert this footnote, but here it is. This is raw. This is the real deal: Of the magazines I'd saved up, I'd saved them in two separate categories. One: "I like them, but I could part with them in such an instance as someone making me throw out a bunch of magazines in a symbolic gesture of personal growth and acceptance of change", and Two: "There's no f'ing way I'm throwing these magazines out." Which pile hit the recycling bin****? Goodbye "Wizard" March 2008, Special Issue: TV's Sexiest Women. I loved you, but I wasn't in love with you.
****courtesy of an environmentally friendly blog (EFB)