Dear Container Store, I Almost Loved You After a visit to the The Container Store's flagship location in Dallas, a suburbanite flirts with the idea of putting her house in order. She wants to believe in the possibilities, but then she realizes she and organization are not meant to be.
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Dear Container Store, I Almost Loved You

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Dear Container Store, I Almost Loved You

Dear Container Store, I Almost Loved You

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After a visit to the The Container Store's flagship location in Dallas, a suburbanite flirts with the idea of putting her house in order. She wants to believe in the possibilities, but then she realizes she and organization are not meant to be.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

Americans spend millions of dollars a year trying to bring a little order into cluttered lives. For some, that means a visit to one temple of organization, the Container Store. Commentator Pat Dunnigan went to the flagship store in Dallas, and flirted briefly with the idea of putting her house in order.

PAT DUNNIGAN: It is not your fault. The underside of the couch emits a strange gravitational pull. It is stronger than both of us. It doesn't take much to see that the storage problems of one suburban household don't amount to a cannister of beans in this crazy world. Some day, you'll understand that. We'll always have Dallas.

BLOCK: Commentator Pat Dunnigan, who records her musings on suburban culture at her blog, suburbankamakaze.com.

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