Decluttering a house to sell and move is time consuming work. It is also entertaining, like signing on for an unintentional treasure hunt.
Here are a few of the interesting (to me) things I’ve found while cleaning and packing.
My original Cinderella watch.
I’ve had this watch since I was about six years old, but I haven’t seen it in years and years. It came with a porcelain Cinderella figurine (long gone). I found this in Kelsey’s jewelry box. Somehow it migrated from the Bat Cave.
And what a landslide of memories.
While cleaning out Kelsey’s closet (which was originally Tate’s until Kelsey left for college), I had completely forgotten we marked height inside on the door frame. Tate’s height dated 10/06/2003 was 4’4″. He was ten years old. I showed this to him a couple of weeks ago, and of course we measured him again for old time’s sake. Now at age twenty-one, his mark is way above Kelsey’s highest mark (taken in 2006).
The new owner will have to paint over this because I can’t.
I also found these photo strips. John and I never pass up silly photo booths. These go back to before we were married.
Grace Grits and Gardening
Farm. Food. Garden. Life.
“Change is like that: you are no longer where you were; you are not yet where you will get; you are nowhere exactly.”
― Lionel Shriver
Fleetwood Mac – Landslide