Prelude: a Story
Once upon a time there was an artist whose marriage fell apart, forcing her to move from a two-bedroom house with a yard, dining room, laundry room and small office/breakfast nook to a small one-bedroom apartment. Her entire studio — industrial drafting table, flat files, file cabinet, light table, computer desk, etc., all lived in her living room.
The artist loved that little apartment, but it was a tight squeeze, and always a chaotic mess, and she wanted so much to be surrounded by order! So in a desperate attempt to cool the overwhelm, she bought every organizing container, tool and book she could get her hands on. [Read more…]