By Angie Sutton
Give me one sort-of warm day in the middle of winter in the Midwest and this gal gets spring cleaning fever! This is the year 2014, which means my 25th class reunion will likely take place this summer. Has it really been 25 years since I walked the halls of my alma mater as a teenager? Honestly, it doesn’t seem that long ago.
Class reunions are an opportunity to see old friends face-to-face instead of through the many social media channels that have developed since we moved our graduation tassels from one side to the other. We’ve kept up with each other through photo posts and status updates, tweets and other avenues associated with the Internet, so the miles between us don’t seem so long. Wasn’t it just yesterday we passed paper hand-written notes in the hallway between classes?
During my spring-is-coming-soon cleaning frenzy, I tackled the stacks of plastic storage tubs in my basement. I like these tubs because they are color coded by child, holiday and content. They are stacked and lined up like soldiers of storage. It gives me some sense of control in the chaos of the storage organization war. Give me storage tubs and a label maker and we have progress! Until I opened a tub, looked at the contents and started down memory lane. Read more...
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