Monday, April 04, 2005

A Page Right Out of Traditional Home Magazine

I've never wanted the kind of house that contains a lot of useless decorations -- a museum-grade living room, for example, or curio cabinets bursting with unicorns or thimble collections.

Yet here we are, saddled with bric a brac that I doubt will ever be considered utilitarian. When I bought it, I thought it would be valuable one day.

I was wrong.