Man Trapped Under Mountain of Books, Papers

Patrice Moore, 43, had apparently been standing up when the books, catalogs, mail and newspapers swamped him on Saturday. Firefighters and neighbors rescued Moore on Monday afternoon and he was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday morning with leg injuries. —Man Trapped Under Mountain of Books, Papers (CNN/AP)

Note to self: find a sturdy box and insert all the papers students didn’t pick up last term. Mark box for recycling at the end of next term. Reuse same box at end of next term, so a mound doesn’t start to grow. (What to do with all the abandoned 3-ring binders?)