or NOT! I think this closet is the size of our bedroom! If I DID have a closet this size, there would be no need to change out our clothes depending on the season. Since this is not my closet,
I will have to do a little work.
I grew up in Florida (for those who don't know). There are seasons there, really there are! Two, to be exact. "Nice" and "Hades." I remember getting the teen magazines when I was in high school and looking longingly at all the wool items they would showcase, knowing that I would not be wearing any.
I have lived "Up North" for 13 years now. When I lived in Florida, the "Snow Birds" would arrive around October/November and stay until April/May. They would yammer on and on about the seasons. I never quite understood what all the fuss was about.
Now I do. There's something satisfying in finishing one thing and starting something fresh. Time is marked in a way that I never had before. Summer is truly done here. Fall is gorgeous right now and the weather is turning a bit crisp. Winter is around the corner.
With the ritual of "changing out the closets," I'm preparing for what's ahead.
I just spent an hour going through my son's clothes and having him try things on. It feels good to have that out of the way. I know what I need to purchase for him. My clothes are going to be gone through next, then my husband's.
My family will be warm and comfortable because of my attention to this matter. That gives me great pleasure. (I made sure to stand at my son's closet and admire my efforts!)
Now I'm off to add hot chocolate to the grocery list.