April 2017

tight-fisted saver

Scrimp For The Luxuries

“Never scrimp on the luxuries; the necessities will take care of themselves” is a quote by Elaine Fried (wife of Willem de Kooning). I think a better piece of advice for us might be to scrimp for the luxuries. Luxuries transcend the ordinary, and for most of us a luxury is just that, a luxury. A little indulgence from time to time makes all of our hard work worthwhile. It’s a special invitation we extend to ourselves to enjoy the unique and the nonessential, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be…

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