Not too long ago Susan Branch had a blog entry about sentimental charm bracelets...how they can be a scrapbook of our lives. I have two bracelets, my mother's and mine. The discovery I made was that I didn't know about a few of the charms. In the case of my bracelet, I was able to look through some old journal pages from 1966 and learn who gave me the Class of 66 charm and why I bought a wishbone and a pilot wheel.
My mother's bracelet will forever retain a mystery or two. I never thought to document charms until recently. I have taken pages in my Simple Journaling notebook to tell about both chains of tokens.