Only the Best Scraps Go into These Books

More and more scrapbook devotees are celebrating the moments of their lives

You can't take back the high-cut bikini you wore at the company retreat, or the catty comment that ended Serious Relationship No. 4, or the blond hair extensions that seemed so natural at the time. But you can select the photograph that conveniently cuts off your thighs. You can frame shots of No. 4 with smiley stickers (to emphasize the good times). And you can--no, you should--destroy all evidence of blond ambition.

That's just what folks across the country are doing: convening to cut and snip at their histories; to turn inconvenient realities into Kodak moments; to prove, in other words,...

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