Theft under the illusion of generosity.

DSC_0021

I woke up in my apartment on Monday morning, realizing I had just robbed someone.

No. Really.

DSC_0020

Strewn across the kitchen floor were boxes of bakeware, cookware, plates and bowls.

DSC_0002

How did this happen? Well, at first, our weekend in NYC was to see friends before we all part ways. And one of our friends is planning to move far away. So far away, that he needed to get rid of all his stuff.

We happened to have a car, and figured we’d help move some stuff around to various locations for him. Cuz we’re nice people like that.

 DSC_0003

So what about the things that he couldn’t sell in time? Well, those were to be donated to the salvation army, which is difficult in the middle of Manhattan with lack of a car. Or, he could chuck the boxes into the street, and hope somebody gives them a good home.

 DSC_0005

Or, we could just take it off his hands, pack as much stuff we could in our car, and bring it home.

 DSC_0008

Yes, we’re really good friends.

 DSC_0009

Or thieves, taking advantage of a helpless friend when he’s overcome with 101 stressful things to do before moving away.

 DSC_0014

He’s grateful we helped, yet I’m ridden with guilt. Cuz this is actually some nice stuff.

 DSC_0013

We should be the ones giving YOU a going away present.

I’m a terrible person.

  DSC_0023

Then again, I’d give all MY stuff away for free if I could move to Hawaii too :)

Hawaii 316

Have a safe journey! We’ll always be here for you if you ever need anything!

9 Thoughts on “Theft under the illusion of generosity.

  1. when i moved from England to Australia i did the very same thing – only, i wished SO much that i hadn’t! so much nicer to have your favourite kitchen bits and pieces, plus it’s just so expensive to replace them!

  2. oh man…those all look SO nice!

  3. wow angie!! all those stuffs looks rili beautiful.. thats exactly vat m gonna du if m gonna move!! (but not yet planed) hehe

  4. HAHAHA… good job! I’m sure you can give it all back to him when he comes back from hawaii…

  5. Projectivist – I have too much kitchen stuff as it is, and I recently gotten rid of HALF of it, then took all this stuff from a friend. I’m greedy like that…

    Irish Pirate – jealous? :P

    Nora – If I move I wouldn’t have a problem getting rid of everything except my cats, computer, camera equipment and kitchen stuff.

    Chiara – That’s ‘IF’ he ever moves back from hawaii :)

  6. I’m not sure what I would do with all that stuff, especially when I have what I need and I have a small kitchen. I guess I’d keep the stuff I really, really like and then donate the rest.

  7. candy sorry!! ive mistakenly written angie instead of ye name. hop u wnt mind :)

  8. It’s ok Nora!! :)

  9. Hey very wonderful weblog!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Post Navigation

Blog Widget by LinkWithin