In our living room sits an over-sized pink chair. I like to think of it as red. Maybe that’s because it helps me think of it as a piece fitting with our decor. . . rather than the old, college dorm, hand-me-down pink chair it actually is. With a newborn, I spend plenty of time there these days. To keep the days and nights from blending together, I move my camp from a grey chair in the nursery at night to the pink (“red”) chair during the day. I spend several hours in that old chair every day. Even though more of those hours are spent learning about home renovations and contemporary furniture on HGTV than I would care to admit, for the most part my time in the pink chair is anything but exciting. The days can be long, I can feel discontent, and the demands of life can get me down.
But on our living room wall, directly across [Read more…]