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Use the Good Stuff

The impulse to tuck away our most valuable possessions promotes a culture of consumption and keeps us from truly enjoying what we have

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When I graduated from college, my sister made me a quilt. Over the two decades that followed, it has kept me warm in more than a dozen apartments spread over three states. Now it can usually be found on my…




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Annaliese Griffin

Annaliese Griffin

Annaliese Griffin is a writer and editor who most recently led the Quartz Daily Obsession, an award-winning newsletter. She lives in Vermont with her family.

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