Gifts are good.

end tables clockwise from top: really old wire vase with natural foliage, antique camera given to me from my college roomate Danielle Foushee, gift to myself: new (vintage from owl salt & pepper shakers, new photo frame sitting on top of cake stand which was a gift from my editor. Handcarved small wooden owl is a gift from D from India. End tables were a gift from my friend Kim! YES, Gifts are good.