In many ways I'm a traditionalist, and this becomes clear at Christmas time. We put up a smaller tree than we used to have, and so we have given away many of our Christmas decorations. But we have kept some, too, including some that have been in the family for several generations.
I realized as I was putting things away this year, that we wrap the ornaments in the same tissue that they were wrapped in nearly 50 years ago.
Notice the coloured Kleenex and the patterned Kleenex, both of which caused problems with sewage disposal systems and the environment and were subsequently banned. These must be long-forgotten relics by now!
And the box? Another blast from the past, nearly 50 years old. It's from Marshall Field & Company, acquired when I lived in Chicago in the mid-1960s: