Is it useful? Do I love it? Does it bring me joy? Does it hold a story for me? When the answer is yes then it is probably something to keep.
My dad recently gave me this. It belonged to one of my great-grandfathers. Still useful. Something that I need. And it holds a beauty that is it's own.
It's a very good example of something that holds all the qualities of something that I want to keep.
At the bus stop, noticing the reflection (it rained all day long), thinking about life without a car.
Thinking about need, about needing one thing more than another.
Thinking about what can be gained by sitting at a bus stop on a rainy day.
A piece of blanket that I am stitching on, layered with a feather that fell out of the mattress topper that was in the "go pile."
The layers of fabric were salvaged from other projects, something to keep.
The digital layers and filters added to change perspective.
I have been erasing digital photos as part of the challenge. 100 photos = one item for the go pile.
The heart itself, being mended, and not for the first time.
I can't remember where I found this but this is interesting and appropriate here: "Is Mending the New Shopping?