The Descent of A Great House

A cautionary tale about overconsumption.

Photo by Jordan M. Lomibao on Unsplash

Once upon a time, two brothers inherited a sprawling mansion from their parents. The brothers took great pride and care of their home.

It was humbly furnished, but everything worked perfectly and the furniture was crafted with care to last for a long time. Tom lived in the South Wing, and Dick lived the North Wing. They…