Each day brings the same struggle: I spot something I’ve deemed photo-worthy, pull out my phone, open the camera and am greeted with a blurred screen.
“Cannot Take Photo,” my phone taunts. Then it’s a rush to decide what stays and what goes.
This is the reality of being a sentimental hoarder who can’t bring herself to delete even a single photo of her dogs. Other things I cannot bring myself to delete include voicemails from older relatives and group chats that contain photos or video of any kind.
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Perhaps the most egregious instance of digital hoarding is my refusal to delete Flappy Bird. Never mind that the creator pulled the wildly popular game from iTunes in 2014 with no plans to revive it. Never mind that I never play it. Never mind that my high score is a paltry 43 and, to be honest, is the work of a patient friend. Read more…
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