My desktop, both on the computer and in the office have stuff on them that I used, collected, removed something from, dropped, etc. Now I can't see the wood surface of the physical desk and need to sort or trash stuff on both the wooden and computer desktop.
Email sorting is only one thing I should be doing. According to the marketing people I need to be posting on Facebook regularly and Twitting, no that's Tweeting, multiple times per day. When am I supposed to have time to write, sort and clean and, most importantly, play with my granddaughter.
All that takes time. I'm not very good at it. I've spent good money on the stuff that is covering whatever its sitting on. It's hard for me to throw things away. Besides, I'd rather be writing than cleaning... anything.
So, once again, I'm buried. I'll sort and trash the emails. There are some I need to reply to. The vast majority are from companies I signed up for and get notices from regularly. Many I don't look at unless I'm thinking of buying something. I've thought about setting filters to send them to special mailboxes so they all collect there. Then I can quickly look if I want to or mass delete them. Maybe it's time I do that. It will take time now but maybe it will be one way I won't get do buried in the future.
I've done it again. My email inboxes are overflowing. In my personal email there are 658 emails with 441 unread. In my Sophie email there are 806 with 494 unread. I have a couple of email addresses I use for specific activities also which have nearly 150 messages. Can you say "someone needs to sort out and unsubscribe?"
I know, I should delete as I look at the mail each time. The trouble is I'm basically a cluttery person. The surfaces in my house are covered with things that need to be put away or dealt with in some fashion. That clutteriness has spilled over into my computer.
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