One of my favorite rooms to visit at the Art Institute of Chicago is the room housing the paperweight collection.

As I was antiquing last week, I began collecting some paperweights.

This will be more “stuff” for someone to remove from my living-place one of these days when I no longer require this stuff.

But for now, in the spirit of Marie Kondo, these bring me happiness.

Three of these objects will go to the office at Webster University, where I actually have need of paperweights to keep me from piling one stack ever higher and higher.

Published by Jeffrey Carter

University administrator, voice teacher, choral director, professor, singer, professional theatre music director, brother, son, uncle, Anglican, Scotch drinker, chef of moderate talent, NPR fanatic, gin aficionado, proponent of the music of Herbert Howells and Elgar and Vaughan Williams, pianist, composer, theatre geek, dog love & cat hater, author & blogger, world traveler, church organist, Anglophile.

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