Monday, July 15, 2013
SHED PROJECT STARTED - FINALLY
I sorted out five boxes so far. I emptied three and the other two are a lot lighter. I did find a few things of great interest to me. One - I found my grandmother's original certificate with raised seal from 1951 when she joined the DAR (Daughter's of the American Revolution). We have a relative who fought in the Revolutionary War named Thomas Rogers and it has been officially documented.
Two - I found my father's collection of antique razors from the early 1900s. I will have to research the name and style of each to ascertain the year of origin and value.
Three - My grandmother was a seamstress by trade and I found her old box of sewing notions and Singer sewing machine attachments. I have a friend who runs a sewing shop and I know these items will be put to good use. (I don't sew!)
There were many other items which I plan to keep, but too many to list now. At least the first stage of the project is finally started and I will continue this week to dig through boxes and find more treasures. The weather is supposed to be hot and sunny this week. The rain has given me a break!