How our everyday things morph into objects of memory and become subjects of strong emotions.
Our things also carry our memories and lessons.
Update on a thrift store find: a vintage china plate with a scene from my university, starts a hunt to learn more about the item and Acadia.
As I sit here, holding the doll and making that difficult decision to let go of a small part of my sons’ childhood, one memory grips me.
We should be thinking of ourselves as custodians, or curators, of our things. Not every “thing” is a piece of consumer waste.