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What box?

It had been about 4 months after the MIL had moved on from her ex husband and had been living in her own home. She was lonely, house poor, and lawyer poor. 570 more words


Heirlooms & Keepsakes ~ Vermont

In addition to the heirlooms from mom’s side of the family, we also enjoy a number of treasured heirlooms and keepsakes from my relatives in Vermont. 218 more words


Family Heirlooms - Keeping the Story with the Item

In my family, irreplaceable family objects are still being lost with each year that passes, though the rate has slowed I hope. My recent road trip showed me how much has vanished in the last fifteen years. 1,355 more words

Family History

Finding the Family Heirlooms - Recognising What We Have

A family heirloom is a wonderful thing for a family.  It provides a sense of long-term establishment, being a link to previous connected generations.  Often it becomes an object of value, an antique in its own right. 1,492 more words

Family History

wonder and worry and making ends meet

To Goodwill tonight

For a kid’s Christmas sweater and

just to get out of the house

And be together and breathe a little better

In a big space filled with clothes and books, 234 more words

Heirlooms & Keepsakes ~ Rogie & Logie

I treasure a number of heirlooms and keepsakes from my maternal grandparents and my Great Aunt Edie.

The oldest heirloom is a walking stick carved by my great great grandmother’s suitor. 506 more words


Family Heirlooms

So, last night we were talking about family heirlooms for Jen to have in Pursued. I thought of a bracelet because of everyone always gives necklaces. 67 more words