The glass just sat in his basement.He told me this was his mother's most treasured possession and she used it once a year at Christmas. He never used it, not even once a year. His daughters have no memories tied up with this glass; they don't instantly remember happy meals and fun family times when they see it. Of course they don't want it. Of course he doesn't want it either. Will this happen to you? I encounter many people who are downsizing because their "children don't want it". What about your children? It's easy to avoid this happening: Use Your Glass. Use it for special meals, use pieces of it on Sundays, use it when you have family or friends. But use it. Make your glass an integral part of your family's memories and traditions. Glass is tangible and it's an easy way to tie a memory for your children. But you have to use it or they will have no memories.
his mother about 30 years ago and had not used it. Not once. Never.Let me share a sad story with you and suggest how you can avoid the same thing happening to you. This weekend I bought a set of green Cameo depression glass like the grill plate pictured. The sellers were an 85 year old couple who were selling because "our daughters didn't want this". The gentleman had gotten the glass set from