I once publicly proclaimed that I would never buy a sofa second-hand unless I knew the owner. I declared that if I was going to lay my head on it, well then it would certainly be new. Kind of like that time I said I didn’t like burlap, but now find myself completely fixated on it.
Funny how sometimes when you draw a line in the sand, you get that sand thrown in your face.
I confess I have browsed at used sofas on Craigslist, but was always afraid to invest in someone else’s rejected couch. In fact, I skip merrily past the sofa section at the local thrift stores, because “Ewww” is all I have ever seen in that department.
But as fate would have it, I was at the St. Vincent de Paul last week Read the rest of this entry »