Clump #263: Give away Victoria and Tea Time magazines; day twenty-one of National Blog Posting Month.
This is a post about finally getting real. I have collected some very pretty magazines in the two holders below. They have been taking up space in our bedroom, but today I had to ask myself honestly, “How many times have I looked back through them, looked up a recipe, or even just enjoyed seeing them sitting there?” The answer is “Zero.” These two holders and all their contents are now in the Goodwill pile with my fondest blessing (imagine a royal wave in white gloves).
I think I like to fancy myself as a person fancier than myself. I’m not going to say that I won’t be tempted by these publications ever again, but they do deal in a kind of fantasy world that is not where I usually live. I adore tea and everything that goes along with it.
But sometimes the most satisfying cup looks like this: