Collections

Solara:Why do you collect these specific items?

“I collect these Wanda because I am obsessed with Harry, and I like to waste my money on Harry Potter merchandise. (Although I don’t actually consider it a waste of money and I’m getting more soon).”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I’ve collected these wands for about 6 or 7 years and I plan to continue collecting until either the world ends or I buy all of them!”

What do you do with them?

“I just display them and use them for Halloween costumes and stuff. Play around like a witch.”

 

Ella:

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I’ve always wanted to collect something so I just started collecting them.”

What person significance does it have?

“They bring up memories.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I’ve been collecting for 2 years and I don’t want to stop.”

 

Abby:

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I collect these because the ringing is different like all the people that gave them to me.”

What person significance does it have?

“They remind me of my friends family and home.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I have been collecting these bells since I was three. I may continue to add a few every once in a while if I see them.”

Is there an importance of bells in your family? Do they hold any general meaning?

“Every time we would lose a family I would find joy in looking at my bells. Almost all of my family members have at least one bell in their house.  An old family motto we would say and have on our back door was when one door closes another opens literally when one person does- door closing- another opens I get a new bell and if you think about doorbells, when they are rung someone usually opens the door.”

 

Diana

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I collect them because it reminds me of things I did and could have done and I enjoy going back and looking at the memories.”

What person significance does it have?

“They are things that make me who I am.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I don’t really remember when I started this collection but my freshman year it went hardcore. I will mostly keep doing it my whole life as memories.”

 

Taylor

Why do you collect these specific items?

*Didn’t say*

What person significance does it have?

“There’s really no personal significance.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I don’t remember the first one but I’ll probably keep collecting the rest of my life because there’s a lot more out there.”

 

Alexa

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I collect these books because I love to read!! I feel that books improve my imagination and are very entertaining.”

What person significance does it have?

“Reading a book is “me time”. I also like that I can find a cozy corner with the blanket to sit in and get lost in the words the authors write. It helps to forget what is happening in the world, at least for a little while.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“I have been collecting books since I was one. I intend to add to my collection forever. I hope I never decide to quit reading.”

 

Sarah

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I think they’re cute and soft.”

What person significance does it have?

“Well they kind of remind me of childhood and they each have their own story behind them. It’s nice looking at them and thinking about the past.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“Pretty much my entire life. I’ve never thrown away a plushy. Maybe misplaced them but never thrown or given away. As a kid I’ve always been obsessed with plushies because they’re so cute and there’s so many of them. I’ll probably collect for the rest of my life!”

 

Maddie

Why do you collect these specific items?

“I like that there’s so many different erasers out there. Like they’re all different and I’m never gonna use them but they’re so cool. I have a hamburger one. What use is that other than it looks cool?”

What person significance does it have?

“There’s really no personal significance other than some of them remind me where I got them. One could remind me of how I stole it from a friend or bought a package of them at a store. They bring back memories is all I guess.”

How long have you been collecting and how long do you think you’ll keep collecting?

“Ever since I found some cool ones. It’s never been in my head to collect them I’ve just slowly built up. I don’t have much plans for them in the future. I’ll probably collect until I stop thinking they’re neat.”

 

 

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