i just bought myself a vintage bertoia ottoman! i wasn't at all planning on buying one, but i came across a listing for one today at a great price. i don't drink, i don't really eat out, i don't buy clothing very often, especially disposable trend items, but i do like to indulge in used and slightly rusty furniture, and it's nice to know that i can always re-sell it for the same or more than what i buy it for, unlike a stained trendy t-shirt, or an empty glass of beer. i guess you could say i'm using the money i would be spending in one month if i went out (at all) let's say once a week and drank a lot of beer at a bar or bought party drugs. so this ottoman a good investment. i can either be doing drugs, or buying furniture. so the choice is obvious and rehab is expensive. i can justify any purchase really. how about the time i owned a car for ONE day? that still stings a bit. anyway, i can't wait to pair up this ottoman with my $25 leather poang chair i thrifted from a nearby church before it burnt down. now i have to hunt down or d.i.y. some decent glides for this little guy so he doesn't scrape the crap out of my floors. i was thinking of maybe hand stitching some chunky leather tubes with sinew, seems like a better looking option than shelling out $20 for some nasty clear plastic ones with felt. welcome to the family little ottoman. i can't wait to get you in the mail.