When a dresser isn’t just a dresser
The simplest of objects hold emotion and family history
An estate lawyer told me once that she had seen a multimillion-dollar inheritance held up in a family fight over a teacup.
Yes, people can be that crazy. But sometimes objects have an emotional pull. They assume an importance all out of proportion to their actual function.
I was thinking about this recently as I piled folded clothes on my husband’s dr…