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Letting Go of Sentimental Things

I live in a small house with my husband and two daughters. Though we are not extravagant, our limited storage spaces are full. Thankfully we always have a charity donation pile going, but one category is always harder to let go of. More poignant. The sentimental stuff–the old toys, photos, favorite clothes, inherited bits. But…

Big, Old and Brass

Months (and months) ago I visited a friend of a friend (I’ll called her Louisa) to purchase some items she wanted to sell. Some were things she had inherited from her grandmother, others from her mother and some had belonged to her husband (now deceased). I didn’t buy everything Louisa had wanted to sell and some…