This old velvet pin cushion belonged to my great grandmother. My Mom gave it to me along with some other sewing items this week.
I love that it is heart shaped and that the original pink has turned a lovely mauve brown color. There is just a remnant of silk pink ribbon at the top. It has old steel pins still embedded here and there.
I remember my great grandmother Laura and my great grandfather Sidney as well. He used to play the harmonica and dance around the kitchen when we were very little.
I love that I have this treasure that once belonged to my mother's grandmother... my Nana's mother...the lovely lady who I was named after.
Internet access is spotty up here at the lake...
This afternoon was lovely... Rain falling tonight... ...cool and comfortable... ...at peace.
To live content with small means.... To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion.... To be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich.... To study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly.... To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart.... To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never.... In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.... ...........this is to be my symphony.
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