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Some Special Things

I've been going through boxes of things we packed up from mom's house several years ago, before she moved to Presbyterian Manor. I'm still trying to find some important papers, but while looking I came across some things that are very special.

First is this drawing of mom that my dad did many years ago when they were young. I never saw dad draw - ever! I'm guessing that's one of the things he gave up when he had 5 children. However, from the looks of this drawing, he had talent!Next - an old mirror that my Grandma Appelhans had in her bathroom. I remember a little table in their small bathroom. It held this mirror, and a round container of talc powder with a powder puff. You don't see those anymore. Seeing this mirror brought back memories and smells of the talcum powder and the Dove soap that grandma always used.Last is a picture of Grammy - mom's mother. This is a beautiful picture of her when she was young, but I also love the antique frame that holds it.Ahhhhh, the good old days! Miss 'em!


Anonymous said…
Beautiful memories! ~ Anne
Lenore said…
I never knew that grandpa drew that!
Anonymous said…
I have a picture of Grammy that looks like that one, only not the frame. I remember Grandma's mirror, i should have got that as i had all the other stuff in her bedroom. And the picture that Dad drew of Mom used to be in the back bedroom of her house where i always stayed. Such sweet memories. Rhonda

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