“Patience, he thought. So much of this was patience – waiting, and thinking and doing things right. So much of all this, so much of all living was patience and thinking.”
― Gary Paulsen, Hatchet
In selling our furniture, we’ve taken on a tried and true tactic last employed in the dear dead dating days gone by: being unavailable to make the phone ring when expecting calls. In extremis, actually leaving the house to prompt the cosmos to act.
The science behind it is sound, it got me many a dinner in my youth.