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A great little souvenir

Home from a business trip, somebody received a gift from dad. I thought it a great little souvenir, don’t you think? It’s made of wood, sustainable, not plastic. It’s a real musical instrument, child size.

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My husband has collected shot glasses for years from every place he’s ever been. They are great conversation pieces, made of glass, lovely, small decor, easily transported with us in constant moves. But each time we move, the movers pack each one separately in paper. Yes, really. It makes my stomach knot.¬†What right do I have to tell my husband he needs to get rid of them? They are his memories, his collectables.

But do we need to continue collecting them? When is enough? When does a collector get to the end? When does he/she decide to stop?

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