Glued to the pages of the old science book are the trinkets and text that chronicled the days Red transitioned from a small northern town to a small college town in the southern peninsula.
Consider that the Mackinac Bridge and I-75 were thirty years away from being built. Keep in mind that the newly named Wrigley Field he bought tickets to was only 13 years old, had just that year added a second deck, and was still home to the Chicago Bears outside of the baseball season.
This was truly a different time in America. His collection of memories pasted and pressed for decades makes me wonder what things I hold on to in my life will tell my tale? I refuse to hold on to everything, just the important things. Keep only those photos and stories that reflect what is significant and central to me.
What will you keep?