Friday, January 02, 2009

Collections ... I'm An Enabler

I'm not much of a collector.  I have some Star Trek toys, action figures, and ornaments.  I have some comic books (most of them bought when I was in college).  I have not added to these collections for quite a while - years I think.  You could call my photos to be a collection I guess - not as tangible.  Together we have a collection of Travel Magnets.  For me, that's about it I think.

The Wife collects bags - purses, handbags, clutches.  This is not a complaint.  If anything I'm an enabler - I bought her a chicken purse for Christmas (It actually smells like a rubber chicken ... which it is).  The Mom and the Matron of Honor also contributed two clutches/wallets to the collection.  I am just marveled by how organized her purse closet is.  I'm also surprised how she can find them so cheaply.  For someone who hates to shop, she is a great shopper.

7 comments:

  1. "This is not a complaint."

    Smart man, smart man. :)

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  2. Can you show us the chicken purse?

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  3. GH: Smart is nice but I'd rather be wise.

    MoH: Click on the link and you'll see a picture of the purse.

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  4. Organization is the key to ensuring your spouse's continued support of your collecting. Open up our walk in closet and you'll see a whole shelf dedicated to board games, but they're organized by genre and time period. This means the Wifey is cool with it.

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  5. To think that you could have bought her a remote-control skunk instead...

    (that photo is nicely lit...just the standard flash?)

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  6. Love the chicken purse. Good job!

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  7. AB: Yes it is. "Organized by genre and time period" - that's a little too organized for me ;-)

    Phil: HA! She would have liked that. Afout the flash - see 1/6/09 post

    MoH: Thank you.

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