But the most interesting thing was the stash of bookmarks!
Now, what kid, besides an avid reader, would keep her childhood bookmarks?! Here they are:
I found so many of my favorite things: handmade bookmarks! bookmarks with quotes! Animal bookmarks! Bookmarks from places I've traveled (Cherokee, NC)! And some of them had writing on the back:
So I added these bookmarks to my nightstand drawer o' bookmarks. Using them makes me feel connected with a younger me. And it's validating, you know? I have always always been a reader. So many of the things that are important to me now were important to me then. I'm still me!
Other weekend highlights: Birmingham Cello Project Christmas concert!