While I am not obsessively neat, I do like to look at examples of Knolling... It is almost like living vicariously through someone else's efforts. And I like neat closets. I just don't like them enough to make my closets look like this:
How does the experience of these F words change when they are re-organized, alphabetically: factoid, failure, fairness, fall, fancy, farming, feverish, fig-leaf, filigree, finance, fit, flair, flash, flaunt, folderol, fortitude, fragment, freedom.
Or they could be lined up from short to long. Or could they? If there are two five letter F words, how do you decide which goes first? And what if you divided the list according to parts of speech? How would you deal with the words that are both noun and verb?
There are probably infinite number of ways that this list could be organized. After all, isn't organization simply rearranging things so they make sense to us or allow us to look at them in a different way?
What I am getting at here is that for me, at least, it is productive to let my mind wander, but also to impose some form of organization on it. I have come to think of it almost like fishing. I cast it out, reel it in, cast it out, and so on and so on.
I will close today's somewhat disjointed blog with this: