- Six piece sherry set from 1957
- Five watercolours painted by Dad
- Four stuffed animals from my childhood
- Three piggy banks from my former collection
- Two fancy (i.e., professional and sharp) kitchen knives
- One quilt hand-stitched by Mom made with childhood shirts.
- Things that make you happy can also make you sad.
- Things ties us to places. Take the things from the place and we disconnect from it.