"If you will change this one thing about how you operate,
it will change your life:
throw garbage in the garbage can."
That is what I said as I sorted and sifted more miniscule bits of tin foil,
broken plastic toys,
used-up glow sticks,
and other debris from the things he actually loves,
and the dirty clothes stuffed in containers.
"Do you see how much work it would have saved
to simply throw trash away once you knew it was trash?"
And it strikes me: this is a good plan for my life.