“Joy is not in things, it is in us.”
Last week as I was searching for pictures of my parents for their 50 wedding anniversary video I went into my basket of memories. You would not believe what I found, a lot of dust, spiders and disorganization.
This week on my priority list I put organizing my memory basket. I decided to group my letters and pictures together by people. I made a bag of things from my father, my sister, my husband, and my four children.
I put everything in Ziploc bags to keep dust and bugs out. As I went through everything in the basket I only kept things that where still meaningful to me, cards that the children made, cards with handwritten notes from family members, or pictures my children made for me. I saved a few photos, however most of the photos I took downstairs and put in the photo file. I enjoyed reading the old notes and letters that the children wrote years ago.