Amor Sceleratus Habendi : the Love of Patio Furniture

It was 2003. I had a house, storefront dance studio, a wonderful husband and a new baby. The hope of prosperity was dwelling upon me. Yet, I kept desiring a ‘something’ that would complete the picture. “Amor sceleratus habendi” means “the accursed love of getting”.  In those days I had an uncanny ability to purchase…