What Do I Owe To My House?

I've been trying for a while to write a follow-up to my post on animism. I want to talk about my house. I want to talk about the feelings I sense my house having and the respect that I feel like I owe to it as I clean it up bit by bit and arrange it more to my liking. But good words for this won't come to me easily. I don't have a snappy conclusion to draw. I don't have a good sense of what is a property of the house itself and what is a feeling I'm projecting onto it because of my experiences, or even what exactly are these feelings that I may or may not be projecting. I just know that the house is a project and that I feel some way about it, intensely.

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