I was killing time one afternoon in a funky lighting shop in Santa Rosa, when a tall, slim, torch lamp caught my eye. “That would look great in my studio,” I thought.
It wasn’t in perfect condition, so I got it for a good price. “Even better,” I thought. I couldn’t wait to get it back to my studio and find a place for it.
I don’t know if this has ever happened to you, but it’s amazing how the introduction of one new thing can upset the balance of an entire ecosystem. In this case, the ecosystem was my studio.
At first I thought, “It can go over there in that corner.” Unfortunately, there was already a table there, so I would have to find a new place for the table if I wanted to put my new acquisition in its place. “It’s ...