I think I might need an intervention. 

I don't know why I do this.  I will never need to have this much.  Really, all I need is one.  But no, I have dozens.  Of what, you might ask?  Pens.

Those are just in one little bin on my desk in my office.  I have more in the studio.

And there are MORE in my desk drawers.  Why do I have so many? Do the pens find me? Am I somehow paranoid about losing a pen? And what do I even use them for?  Taking transmitter readings. That's about it.  I type up police reports, I write articles, I do production and stuff, but all of that is online. I type all the time. I only use a pen maybe twice a day.

So why?! WHY. Am I somehow afraid that I'm going to just be without one in a dire moment of emergency?  I swear, if I bring them up front to the closet, they'll somehow find their way back to me.  Really, all I need is one good pen, maybe a couple highlighters just in case, and a pencil.  Again, though, not really necessary. Because it's not like I'm writing anything that needs an eraser.

Now back in the day, I needed a pen.  Back when used to do more things on paper, of course you had to have a pen to sign off on it.  But now... maybe it's time I faced up to the music and just let them go again.  Maybe the sales department can use a few good pens!  Well.  Let's be honest, they probably don't.  It seems like they have a problem with pens on desks, too.

What is our collective deal with this? Do you hoard anything at work that you don't need? Paper clips? Post it notes?

Hoardingly yours,
Behka