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Collections Part II: Matryoshkas

I went to Russia when I was 17 as part of an exchange program. ¬†Among other things, I learned about matryoshkas (nesting dolls) and quickly became obsessed with them. ¬†The end result was a collection that started and ended during…

Collections: The Glass Menagerie

Along with the clutter at my mom’s house, I came across a couple beloved childhood collections: matryoshkas (Russian nesting dolls) and glass animals.  Years earlier, in a fit of purging, I had emphatically told my mother to just get rid…