If it Works, I Keep It.

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“My stove is old. My wallpaper is old. It’s the same wallpaper from when I moved here and I never changed it. Why would I change it? I just keep it clean. If you take better care of things, you can hold onto them longer. That’s how I still run things. If it works, I keep it. If it doesn’t, I see if I can use it for something else. If I can’t, and I usually can, I toss it.”
Clara Cannucciari, Clara’s Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression

Published by W. M. Brown

I am a retired U.S. expat living in Ecuador. I was a business owner for 32 years before retiring in 2012.

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