"One teacup is simply...
Two teacups is service for two.
But if you take those two teacups,
arrange them on a glass shelf with a lace scarf,
and perhaps add a third to keep them company,
you have something more than the sum of three teacups.
You have something that can brighten
your living space and embellish your memories.
With a teacup or three and an idea for the future,
you have a collection --- or the beginnings of one.
And a collection doesn't have
to be teacups, of course.
In fact, if an object exists on this earth
in quantities more than one,
the odds are that someone,