There's a Bear in Your Fireplace
How to live with your partners' “interesting” taste in art.
Just because you love someone, doesn't mean you agree on everything. Wasn't that brilliant? Isn't that an incredible insight?
There she is, completely enamored, totally engaged in a freshly encountered sculpture of glass and stone. You can see it in her eyes, that simple, beautiful recognition; that quiet, unfathomable communication. It's as if she's met a lovely part of herself. This art will add one more ingredient to a delicious presence she's been building in their home. The size is perfect for the table in the front hallway, the colors will work in an interesting way, the price is doable. There's only one small … make that medium problem: him, the one who likes ketchup on chicken, the one who thinks plywood is interesting, the one who thinks Monet is french for money … the one she loves.