Anke (ankewehner) wrote,
Anke
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If you waste not

Diane picked through open shelves and big boxes, trying to find clothes that didn’t clash, but were comfortable and sturdy enough to carry furniture in. She left the house wearing a sweater inherited from her older sister, a pair of jeans her aunt had been tired of, and a jacket worn ratty by a succession of cousins. She had inherited enough to fill up three wardrobes…

The trip took longer than planned, and yielded just one piece of furniture. Finding clothes to start filling it that fit and appealed to her had taken a long time.

So worth it.

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Tags: drabbles, fiction
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