I Do Not Like Furniture Shopping

June 19, 2008 at 12:52 pm 7 comments

We just realized we’ve already been to the “miracle furniture place” that I thought was going to be a totally new place to inspire me.  I don’t want to go at all now.  I could not decide there. 

I hate do not like furniture shopping.  Truly.

As much of a “joy” as people say it can be…it is like cutting off my left foot or something for me.  I hate do not like it.  We don’t both like the same things, the same things aren’t comfortable for us, and it’s hard to find things to fit your space and know exactly what you’re getting.

I also hate do not like car shopping, and house shopping, and bathing-suit shopping as well, now that I think about it, nor going to the hairdresser (which is why I generally don’t–I do my own hair as I have time), or the dentist, or the OBGYN, just to cover all my bases. 

Things that require developing a taste and sense of things going together and knowing what you want…I do not like to have to decide.  I never liked tests in school where you had to choose one argument over another…generally, in my mind, both had their place, depending.

That is why I asked God to pick my husband, and he did–I simply never could have decided on my own.

Even with help, shopping for furniture, I will have to decide, and bear the consequences.  And it’s just not worth it to me.  

God needs to go get me some furniture.  That’s pretty much it.

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  • 1. gchyayles  |  June 19, 2008 at 5:06 pm

    lol!!! We’re looking at furniture now. Well, I am…..hubby hasn’t quite joined me yet grrrrr. I am crackin up at your “God just needs to go get me some furniture.” Ask and you shall receive! Love you XOX

  • 2. Just Curious  |  June 20, 2008 at 7:17 am

    Furniture shopping? Interesting. Maggie … the first day of camp was good, what about the second, third, etc…?

  • 3. A Friend of Just Curious  |  June 20, 2008 at 7:21 am

    Who Cares? Sounds to me like God needs to Save lives, as opposed to getting your furniture.

  • 4. A friend of A Friend of Just Curious  |  June 20, 2008 at 7:28 am

    Hey, I care, that’s not very nice. Hey, when you get new furniture, can I have your old coffee table? LOL! LOVE YA!! ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5. "Maggie"  |  June 20, 2008 at 9:21 am

    😀 I have no idea who any of you are curious friends are…sounds like you have a mutliple personality disorder going on there.

    I figure that if God is big enough to handle the weather, all space and time, and still have time to count the number of hairs on my head…he has plenty energy available to handle my decorating quandries. He’s been preparing our mansions for over two thousand years–he’s already got it on his mind anyway…and he loves embriodery and details on silver if you look at the temple.

    God has my Interior Decorator of the Year award! 😀 See, I have this all worked out.

  • 6. "Maggie"  |  June 20, 2008 at 9:27 am

    Ah, so, looking at my stats, someone from Georgetown College visiting from a frat house decided to pop in and get cute…Note, I was out of town Monday through Wednesday!

    You guys are a mess. Aren’t you supposed to be loading the van?

    1:30PM: Micheal denies any internet access on the campus. “Blogging? Here? Are you kidding?”

  • 7. Cindy  |  June 20, 2008 at 2:16 pm

    I love to go furniture shopping—-

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