This past weekend I drove down to Danville to spend time with Mother, Tom, Carol, Jeff, and Marcy. I had a great time. Most importantly, I caught up with Mother and the photo collection she’s going through. My Grandmother passed away last year and as part of that transition, passed along her possessions to her children. My Mother’s portion of the memorabilia includes photos, postcards, and letters between my Grandmother and grandfather while they were courting.
It’s a treasure trove of memories. My Grandmother managed to hang on to large volumes of photos while moving to progressively smaller spaces in Toledo Ohio, Portland Oregon and Danville Kentucky. In Portland and Danville she lived in very small spaces. She chose to retain this volume of memories because it was a priority. The material filled three moderate sized bins which Mother has now pared down to one large and one small bin.Continue reading “Adalene’s Priorities”