Funny story… when I was very young, and my parents would visit their friends homes, of course the adults would send the children off to play in little Johnny or Susie’s room while they chatted and hung out in the living room or kitchen. I would clean, organize and re-arrange the space, before I could “play” comfortably. When their parents would come to tell us our time of play has come to an end, there was surprise and awe, and a request to bring me back the next week so I could “play” in another area of the house. Crazy, right?!
As a little girl I remember our living room was always changing. The sofa was turned this way or the other, or the chairs were placed catercorner, (that’s how I learned what that word even meant, haha!) or the whole room may have been switched around. And the tabletops? Forget about it. They might have changed daily! Once I was all grown up and on my own, decorating my own place, I totally understood it, and it wasn’t strange to me anymore, because now I was doing it!