I like to collect things. I've always been a treasure hunter, driven by the thrill of the unknown. When I hold a vintage object in my hands, I wonder about the original owner. Who was this person? Was this an item that they had excitedly purchased in a store, or was it an unwanted gift? Was the object treasured, or did it sit in a closet for years? Where did it travel to, and where did it come from? I appreciate the history held in these articles and feel the need to rescue and preserve them. Even if it's not something that tickles my fancy, I get a tingle when I know that it's perfect for someone out there!
I can access the magical feelings from my childhood from finding items that I had once owned. (You know how favorite toys disappear into the 'void', a.k.a. clandestine garage sales that took place whilst you were away at summer camp?) When I am reunited with some little...
- Born on June 15
- Joined March 5, 2007