never throw anything away!
The World's Greatest Cook bought this wooden shoe at a Church Bazaar last summer. It was an impulse buy, near the end of a career of impulse buying. Feeling the weight of ALL THIS STUFF, she lamented "What was I thinking? I don't need a wooden shoe! Who needs a wooden shoe?" many times. The shoe sort of became the physical embodiment of Tag Sale Mania, and the sight of it drove her crazy.
Finally she implored me to take it to the dump, which I did. But I could not bring myself to toss it, and snuck it back home. She soon discovered it in my studio, and resigned herself to "life with the shoe".
Recently I was searching for SOMETHING ANYTHING to corral the two remotes on the bedside table in the guest room. And look what I came up with!
In case anybody out there wonders what a bonzogal looks like: