While cleaning out a closet, I discovered these . . .
They were towards the back of a shelf. I haven’t seen them for several years.
Sir Beads and I bought them on our honeymoon (40+ years ago!).
I remember it vividly…. We were driving through the White Mountains area of New Hampshire and had stopped at a little gift shop on the side of the road. In the windows, there was an assortment of jewel-toned art glass that immediately caught our attention. It sparkled like crazy in the sunlight. Of course, I chose the amethyst purple.
The pieces are fairly small – the tallest is 5 inches. They were on display in my home for many years. I guess at some point I must have decided to pack them away – possibly to make room for a newer treasure. When I came across them again last week, I stopped and asked myself if it might be time to let them go. After all, I hadn’t missed them while they were out of sight.
Problem is I’m terribly sentimental. If something has a “history” in my life (or in the lives of my family) I am attached to it. Simple as that.
Bottom line? These little vases will be staying put for a while longer…
How about you?
Are you in love with your “stuff”?
Is it a trauma to part with things you no longer use because they evoke a sweet memory?
I’d love to hear your thoughts!