Some things are difficult to let go of.
I just sold for a song my drafting table from college and the early days of my career as a set designer.
I’d like to thin out a few more things. (I’ve already let go of my dining room table and my grandmother’s marble topped living room coffee and end tables.) Unfortunately they don’t all historically belong to me. Some are Charlie’s.
- Cedar chest: Charlie refinished this a few years ago when his daughter was married with the intention of giving it to her since it belonged to his mother. It takes up a lot of room. Hoping to pass it off soon to the next generation.
- Nested tables: A set of 3 nesting tables that belonged to Charlie’s grandparents. They look like a product by the Bombay Company. I would like to post these on Craigslist.
- Sewing machine: I gave it a good try but my grandmother’s sewing machine is just too much machine for my soon-to-be tidy house.
- 3 Sleds: Hoping to pass these onto the grandchildren as they come along.
- 2 Handmade Cabinets: Our now-deceased friend made these two glass-front cabinets and gave them to us. I have tried to work them into our décor but just can’t find the right place for them. Maybe someone else will have a special spot for signature items.
I know the list looks like 5 items but in terms of actual pieces there are 10. I’d be happy to see them gone this year.
How do you pursue your dreams?