|Sewing Box Dad made ...|
I came across the sewing box that my Father made in the 7th grade, something I of course treasure. I took a seat on the couch to see what it was I had stored in it.
I came across a church camp photo from the early 70's, lots of young men with long hair and young high school girls with long blond (for the most part) hair parted down the middle....no bangs. Made me smile thinking of the great times at Cedar Lake Church Camp.
I'm accenting my guestroom with red....when I pulled out my varsity letter and graduation tassel I thought, I could surely use that big red "R" somewhere in the room. Probably not.
I went to Redondo High in Redondo Beach CA.... I loved my High School and the four years I spent there. I was awarded the varsity letter for my three years of keeping football stats for the team. As I type this I am also reminded that my senior year the Varsity team went 0-9.... :-(
Some very quite bus rides home on the team bus!
My favorite finds were the Valentine cards I had saved. This one with the little dog on it was the best. I opened it thinking it was from a classmate in grade school, possibly. Nope, it read;
To Deb ~ Love Dad . Oh my, can I tell you how glad I am that I saved this little Valentine. Tells you how much I loved my Dad, as a grade school kid I made the choice to save it!! Yep, I'm still smiling ......
This next Valentine was from my youngest son Brian....it really filled my heart to read the front..... I was indeed his first Valentine :-) Such a cute little boy he was...now a good looking young man. Is this getting to mushy????
We can change the mood.
This card is from my son Mike on a Mothers Day. He crossed out one name and and wrote Bill Clinton :-) That's my Mike for those of you who don't know his humor. I mean come on, taquito??? On the inside he thanked me for folding his laundry when he came over to do it and for letting him eat here from time to time....those little things done by a Mom don't go unnoticed..
This one was such a sweet find, and again, sooooo glad I kept it. This is a kleenex rolled up and tied with a yellow piece of yarn. I unrolled it to read; I love you Mom, Brian....
Last but not least this collection of my son's baseball pins that I the Mom occasionally wore on a coat to their games..
Think I will turn these over to them so they can share some good team stories with their children someday.
This was not a find but it is a bit of a treasure. These are the drawers from the dresser in my guest bedroom that Bob is in the process of painting. This was his dresser as a child, yes, I asked him if that meant it was an antique?
Was such a great day full of memories I could touch!
This is what echos from my heart today....