Go big or go home.
Or, I suppose, go big and then, afterward, go home.
Either way, you should definitely eventually go home, and sooner or later you almost certainly will.
You paid a lot of money for the place, after all, and you continue paying property tax on it. You put a lot of thought and time and effort into getting the décor just right, that it would reflect you, the way you see yourself. And all for a place to hang your hat, a place where your heart is, a place to…
I don’t know, phone? I guess? A place to phone? Like if you’re hanging out with Elliott and things go late, maybe?
But I digress.
So, yes, go home. Not necessarily now, perhaps not even soon, but eventually, because you have in making that house a home created a sanctuary for yourself, and that sanctuary is of no purpose without you, it’s dweller, to take sanctuary within it, and in doing so to transform it from simply a space to a living, thriving thing with a real, meaningful purpose. Because the thing that makes a place into a home is, ultimately, you.
So go big, yes. But more importantly: Go home.
None of this is in any way relevant if you happen to be Thomas Wolfe, obviously. In that case the option to go home does not exist. Apparently…
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.ReplyDelete