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Column: Storing memories or boxes of clutter?

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During the past month, I've been sorting 45 years of clutter in our house. My friend said, "I fall in love with too many things but now I have to let go."


I remember saving so many things for our children. I think there were 13 boxes of ribbons, trophies, pictures, favorite toys, memorabilia, etc. I thought they might be interested in beside the usual birth certificate, first communion, report cards, their baby book, books and programs for games they were in.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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