But the fact is that I have saved cards my sons made me in grade school thirty years ago, including those coupon books where they promise to clean their room. Oh, I'm still waiting for that to happen. I also saved a lot of their story writing and homework, which I have given to them recently. Now that they are older, they can relive their youth, lol.
The question of sentimentality arose when I mentioned that my grandson has been photographed in the clothes his Dad wore at the same age. Yes, I saved a box of clothes too. Not a lot of things as boys tend to make a wreck of many outfits. But a few nice pieces survived.
My grandson is now nine months old and his Mother has been taking his picture in the same chair with the same toys for each month that passes. Unfortunately, the shirt that goes with the jumper is badly yellowed after thirty-some odd years, so a different one was worn. Here is Dad: