It also doesn't hurt that she is something of a pack-rat
, keeping everything that catches her eye: river stones, leaves (who keeps leaves?), dead insects, pieces of glass, discarded windows, obsolete typesetter's trays from an old printing house, a treasure trove of found objects that turn up in her art.
homeowners have been known to strip a crowded house of half their possessions and stow them in a rented commercial locker.
A voracious pack-rat
, Mark Twain hoarded his readers' letters as did few of his contemporaries.
Being a bit of a pack-rat
, I came across some files I used during my time on the marketing faculty of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a decade ago.
Six years of magazines, and I'm not the pack-rat
The basic Dropbox service includes 30 days of undo history; an upgraded service called Pack-Rat
offers unlimited undo.
Transform Your Middle Schooler From a Backpack Pack-rat
to a Planning Pro.
It's not a big shift, but looking back over the years of submissions (I'm a pack-rat
for email and other computer files), the balance between IFR and VFR is slipping to the visual.
(Doesn't being a pack-rat
come in handy!) I cut three, 9" pieces and set them aside.
The author's pack-rat
mentality, unified by solipsism and a tendency to metaphysical speculation, expresses itself in the photographs, maps, and other bricabrac that punctuate his weird melange of fiction, autobiography, and history.
Moving may be inherently unfriendly to the environment given that carting stuff around means expending lots of fuel and emitting a lot of pollutants, but there are ways to "relocate responsibly." For starters, the less stuff we accumulate in the first place the less we have to pick up and move elsewhere--so fighting the pack-rat
urge and minimizing trips to shopping malls in the first place are good prerequisites.
"My wife keeps reading magazine articles about how to cure the pack-rat
syndrome," Bishoff said.
Among the guests are: Michael's best man, Rich (Aaron Stanford), who's having commitment issues with girlfriend Samantha (Melissa Sagemiller); Lana (Mena Suvari), a sarcastic blonde with a history of rotten relationships; and Pockets (an endearing Jon Abrahams), so named for his amusing pack-rat
tendencies, though it could also refer to his emotional baggage involving Lana and their mysterious past.
Well, Best Made Designs LLC offers a simple solution in their Spec.-Ops brand Pack-Rat
. This little dandy is a well thought out drop-in organizer for packs and rucks.
When does pack-rat
eccentricity spill over into mental illness?