Lamp | Wenatchee, WA | January 2020

One of life’s true luxuries — along with an unplanned day and, oh yeah, a good ice scraper — is a comfortable place to read. It’s the first thing I look for in expensive showplace homes. Not hardwood floors, not granite countertops, not jetted soaking tubs, but an out-of-the-way spot, soft and sunny, where a reader can deeply relax to fully roam literary worlds. Gear includes chair, lamp, a side table for snacks and a total willingness to wallow in another’s imagination.

[Now, about those snacks … ]