This is such a good idea. I have a few inherited objects that I wish I knew the significance of – the least I can do is write what I know about them, which I am embarrassed to admit, I’ve yet to do.
We all have them. Those items we gather as we move through our life. They may have been handed down to you by your parents, grandparents or passed down from many generations. It could even be a silly souvenir that you purchased on that great family vacation a few years ago. If you still do not know what I mean, these are the things you would grab as you leave because of a fire. You know the things that have no monetary value, but are priceless because selling them would be like selling a part of yourself. Do the people in your family know their story? Do they have a secret life so that their story is not known? Their story is your story, your family’s story and needs to be told.
I have just finished reading “The Secret Life of Objects” written by Dawn Raffel. The author would choose…
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