Thursday, September 17, 2009

Things I Kept When I Cleaned

1. One of the last letters from my late maternal grandmother.

2. Cards from friends congratulating me on the publication of my first book.

3. A perfume sample from a store in Florence, Italy.

4. A collection of Phi Beta Kappa keys from my late paternal grandmother.

5. A Simpsons watch from Burger King that chimes with Bart's and Lisa's voices, "Are we there yet? Are we there yet?" when you press the button.

6. A conch shell bracelet my brother and his family brought me from the Caribbean.

7. A photograph of Oscar the Grouch from a shoot I did back in NYC when I was a script supervisor.
8. A pin that says "Shut up and dance."

9. The sign that says "Leigh Purtill" from outside my old cubicle at the CW Television Network.