Grow Your Own Furniture

Amy was assembling our new dressers. The dressers couldn’t have been more disassembled, “unless they made me cut my own wood,” she said. Yes, they could be, I countered. They could have made us grow our own trees. * * * Dissatisfied with your local furniture superstore’s selection? Feeling emotionally disconnected from the furniture pieces […]

Sentimental Fridge

We wrote an offer on a house and asked for the refrigerator as personal property. Seller’s agent comes back, says we can’t have the fridge. The seller’s grandmother gave it to him as a housewarming gift, so it has sentimental value. Sentimental value? For a fridge? Naturally, this called for texting and ripping with my […]