Yesterday I spent the day with my mom.  We took care of a task that needs to be done from time to time.  Paring down, going through your items and getting rid of things you no longer need or use.   We were going through her Christmas items and we came across an item from when I was in kindergarten.  Reminiscing, we talked about our walk home from school one day, and my telling her I made her something for Christmas.  Then I very simply stated “it’s not a rock though”.

1976 kindergarten Christmas gift made for Mom

She told me as soon as I said, “it’s not a rock”, she knew it had something to do with a rock.

She sent it home with me and now it sits proudly on a shelf with my thimble collection.

That memory was still with me this morning and I began to watercolor.  It’s not great, but this is a rendition of my memory of that day.


Precious memories, they come to us once in a while and are a treasure to keep stored in our hearts.






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I'm a happily married mom of two, living in Arkansas and selling AVON. Both of my children are grown and in college. I often wonder where the time went. I never thought I'd have blog but when blogs came along, I jumped on board. That just goes to show one doesn't know what the future holds. I was born in 1967 but my life truly began in 1996. That is the year I realized I need God in my life. That is the year I asked Jesus Christ into my life. So, you will see, as you follow my blog, there will be mention of God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit from time to time. I can't live without sharing that part of my life. I like to go to flea markets and visit antique shops and I usually find something to take home with me. I'm fairly new at crocheting. I tried to learn to crochet in my twenties but I didn't have left handed instructions. I could do it right handed but it was hard for me to keep my stitches consistent. Then a few years ago a left handed friend of mine gave me a book with left handed crocheting instructions and I learned to crochet. My first quilt was in done in 2001. Money was tight and I wanted to give my husband something nice. So I decided to make him a "blanket". Little did I know I would be hooked and still be making quilts years later. I'm starting my hand at scrapbooking and watercoloring. We will see how that goes. :) I update my AVON page each week with a special deal, so be sure to check it out. Well, that's a little about me. Hope you enjoy my blog and follow me on this journey.