An exceptional example of a 20th century couch (not my grandparents!) (Photo by Jean-Paul Villere for UptownMessenger.com)
Ah the holidays are upon us again! A time for eating and drinking way too much, taking stock in another year’s life events, and lazing about the house catching the game or festive film on the couch. Unless, like our family, you made 2012 the year you went couchless?
It’s true, and we’re not alone, though we are in the minority. Friends and neighbors have announced this decision as a “bold move,” with added statements such as “better you than me” or “never catch me doing that”and the like. Really? We didn’t reinvent the wheel here people. Our living room gets crowded fast with six of us, so stray pillows, blankets and a chair or three are all we really need. Continue reading »