Marni Jameson: Advice on downsizing

“Where do I start?” was the first question from a woman in a group at a bookstore in Salt Lake City, where I was giving a talk about downsizing.

“In the place that bothers you most,” I say. I don’t tell her that to start sorting through a lifetime of accumulations at first feels like stepping into quicksand.

“What about my tools?” asks a gentleman in his 70s. “I have $60,000 worth of tools no one appreciates anymore. I’m not going to just give them away.”