My minimalist thoughts are not just mine. Other people are starting to feel like they're surrounded by too much stuff. The June 16th issue of Time has a great article called "The 100 Thing Challenge". It's based around the thoughts of a guy named Dave Bruno, who decided to whittle down his possessions to just 100. I don't know that I could do that, but it's great to at least head in that direction - as much as you can handle doing so.
And here's a smug footnote: I blogged about this 4 days before Jason Kottke did. (Don't you hate my pride?!)