Going Through Her Things

I recently lost my very cool, funny, super smart Aunt Lois. She was a collector of things, mainly books, but also house decor, furniture and so many clothes from the multiple sizes she went through over the years. The night before the service I went into my cousin’s garage where I was faced with an already curated, but still overwhelming, pile of things to sift through for myself. It’s a weird thing to experience, though not my first as I had to make similar decisions with my own mother’s things 11 years ago.

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