Buy American

“Kids today are buying things made of pressed cardboard imported from Thailand instead of aged wood,” he said. 

“A lot of young people don’t want anything older than a pizza box. 

But you can’t sell that cheap chain-store junk at a yard sale in two or three years, while good furniture holds its value. Good is always good.”


Aaron said...

so when are you gonna start teaching "at risk" youth in charleston how to make and identify "good" furniture?

Biffle said...

charleston is so far gone--its social stratification so complete and problems so systemic--that i think i've given up considering work like that. no kidding.

Aaron said...

I'm "at risk"... of bein' handsome. so, I guess you'll have to settle for me.