Column: Nobody wants my mother’s four-poster bed. Should I take it?

Clubs and Organizations

August 16, 2019

My cousin Helen emailed the other day to see if I wanted the antique four-poster bed my mother slept in as a girl. I hadn’t thought about that bed in years, but the moment I saw the email subject line — “4 poster bed” — I had a vision of the bed she meant. It was a high bed, with a mahogany-colored...