Recently, I came across a sentence in one of those de-cluttering blogs which really related.
If you don’t like the item, but don’t know what you would like better, make a note of it and keep your eyes out for a replacement.
That message I think was made for me. Maybe for you too?
You see, I don’t really need another table lamp. I mean, I have one and it’s the right height and all, and I already own it, so why would I buy another?
The problem is, I don’t really like the lamp I have next to that chair. I just don’t know what I’d like better.
What a perfect excuse to stop at every resale shop I pass.
Because, although I sdon’t know what I’d like better than the lamp I have now, there may be, lurking in the corner of some thrift or consignment shop, my heart’s desire…
even if right now, I don’t know what that lamp is gonna look like. But somewhere, in some wonderful little shop, my lamp awaits…