Welcome Home The Very First Thing You See

The street I live on is dirty, my building is not well-maintained, but once I step inside my apartment and am greeted by this sweet little bird, all is well...

A birthday gift made by a dear friend at the very beginning of our friendship, this light switch plate has graced my (tiny) entryway for two years. The second I flip the switch, I feel that lovely sense of, "Ah...home".

What is the first thing you see upon entering your home? Was it placed there intentionally? Or is your welcome not from a beloved object but from a dog (someday!), or a radio kept on the classical station, or a particular scent, or twinkly lights on a timer?


Image: Tess Wilson

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