Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Message from my Grandma

I am still letting go of stuff. Last night I sorted through boxes of old photos.
I found some great photos I had forgotten about. Some were framed. I was taking them out of frames, scanning them, and putting them in a folder for safekeeping.

The frames are piled nearby, ready for the antique mall booth. The cardboard and paper that went with them were in the recycle pile. I carried it out to the bin this morning. One piece of cardboard turned over and I recognized my grandma's handwriting. Here's what it said:

I had forgotten that. The frame is wonderful, "antiqued" in the popular 1970s style.

This frame is staying, along with Grandma's note. Is this not the best example ever of the importance of labeling your work - whether it is a treasured frame or a quilt? She's been gone for years but I know she would be delighted that her reminder worked.

Thelma Iris Tunison Poore, 1941
Thanks, Grandma. I miss you.


  1. That is WONDERFUL! Yay, grandma!

  2. She looks so pretty!
    Good thing you turned the card board over!

  3. That is so wonderful, to find such a treasure!!!! Grandmas are the best. I miss mine too :-)

  4. That is really special. I'm so happy you found her note and recognized it. Thanks for sharing it with us!