Fifth Step – CREATE. Your museum is a cooperative venture. Assemblage of the various items is an artistic endeavor. The arrangement of these items is enterprising and every earnest attempt and cooperation needs consideration. Gather a diversified assortment from various people (family, friends), places (lived, visited) to form a wide spectrum of history. Select & mix or variety is the spice of life!
Your museum is a healthy way to build family closeness in the present and for the future. Perhaps you ask, why cling to the past? I prefer embrace. Emotional attachment is not a bad thing.
Your museum highlights your family’s beliefs, traditions and life stages. It is good and wise to retain as many of your recollections as possible, especially if and when you can no longer see or give a hug to that person. So hang on, hold on, to the memories.
"Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream?" Ashleigh Brilliant, Author & Cartoonist
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