Thursday, May 11, 2017

The T-shirt Project

Summary: Attempting to downsize the collection. Hahahaha!

This, my dears, is what 170 t-shirts looks like when called out to muster.


I really do periodically pull out a few and give them away, but then more find me and follow me home.

For example, just went to Walt Disney World and somehow 2 more ended up in my suitcase. Don't know how it happens.

This week, Team Taj is seriously totally attempting to downsize t-shirts by A Ton. So far, "a ton" consists of 30, but that's pretty good, for me.  See, I like them. I wear them. (In as much as one can say that one wears them when one wears only one a day and only during the warmer 6 months of the year, and not even every day during those months.)  They just never wear out. For some odd reason.

But--things fit better into the bureau already. Yay! Until some other insidious t-shirt whispers my name--

Let me introduce my pretties (in the preceding piles).

Colors or patterns
w/no message,

Humor,

Random
Activities,
Events
CompaniesAgility:

USDAA nationals,
Regionals,
Power Paws,
Camp
Agility:
Bay Team,
Other clubs
and events
Agility misc.,
Dog nonagility



oops image
merge
squished this
pile wrong!


DisneylandDragonsTravel  /
 tourist
More travel
 /  tourist

You can see how dogs--and agility in particular--have contributed to my, ahem, scholarly collection.

Oh--prefer them organized by color? Can do!



Oooh! Oooh! Ooh! Can I show you this, can I, huh?


Do we detect a trend here? I love it! Love it! Mwah ha ha haaaaaa!

(For that image, I folded each to hide any text or images, so that you can wallow indulgently in just the colors and the patterns. Also, I pulled together almost all of my tie-dyed clothing for this one, adding to the 13 short-sleeved Ts the following: 4 polos, 4 long-sleeved Ts, 2 pairs of socks, one pair of leggings, one tank top, and one bra. And, yes, I do  know just from the pattern exactly which item is which. My preciouses...)

Perhaps later I'll show you close-up photos of all of my pretties. So many have backstories, too! Like the "Slave Labor" shirt--good friends from 1984!--


Or the "Vicon 5-0" shirt--family and long-time friends at the annual sleep-over in 2011--


Or the Power Paws Camp group of agility friends from 2004 -- "The Flying Rearendas" --


Ah, yes. But that's enough story-time for tonight, my dears. Now, off to bed for sugar-coated dreams of magical t-shirts!

4 comments:

  1. My biggest question...after my initial response of WOW, is how do you fold them so neatly and so exactly???

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    1. Heh. Not so hard, pretty quick. In thirds the long way, then in thirds the other way (folding the arms back slightly each time). Voila. I don't make a big to-do about it or worry about wrinkles or everything lined up perfectly. I once timed myself after laundry and I can fold about 10 a minute. ... And assuming I wear each shirt once a year, that's a lot of practice folding t-shirts. ;-)

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  2. V.S. me rolling mine up in a ball and shoving them into overstuffed drawers...

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    1. Heh. Nice to have that much luxury of space. ;-)

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