This post (particularly the quote by Anais Nin), clearly expresses my goal when working with clients to update the clothing in their closets.
My friend, Ann Winfred, wrote “Bats in Our Belfries”, an inspiration to get rid of clutter. So inspiring that I sit here surrounded with bags and boxes I removed from my family room closet to make room for paintings that are in the garage. Since I spent all day with the closet, I needed a computer break and will finish tomorrow. It’s a project that has called to me for months.
I highly recommend Ann’s Coming of Age Croneicles. Her stories and meanderings (as she calls them) are well-written, profound and often funny, plus she taps into universal feelings. For “Bats in Our Belfries”, she quotes Anais Nin: “If one changes internally, one should not continue to live with the same objects. They reflect one’s mind and psyche of yesterday. I throw away what has no dynamic, living use. I keep nothing to remind me of the passage of…
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Hella LOVE this article and the beautiful impassioned expression of a mundane task….not so mundane!! Thank you.
I like how you put that “a mundane task..not so mundane”. Especially based on how good the results feel; be it clothing, furniture, magazines (The New Yorker, anyone)? LOL
Thanks for sharing this lovely blog. Subscribed. 🙂
Warm hugs! Connie