Friday, June 8, 2007

Show and Tell Friday

Today, for Show and Tell Friday,
I wanted to share a 'treasure'
that I received from my grandmother.

I have always loved old books
for as long as I can remember.
So when I was 13 years old
and my gramma loaned me
an old copy of "A Little Princess"
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
that was dated 1927!,
I was thrilled!
I remember reading it many times.

Years later, she told me that she wanted
me to have it for my own!
This book holds fond memories of my gramma
and visiting with her at her home
that sat on Lake Huron.
I look forward to, one day, passing it on
to my children, as well.
Thank you, Gramma!


ellen b said...

What a wonderful gift to you...

Kelli said...

Such a wonderful reminder of your special memories of your gramma! Your book is beautiful!

Mrs.B. said...

What a wonderful gift! I just love old books and I know this one holds a special place in your heart. (o:


LBP said...

OHH! I love old books too! What a special memory that goes with your book!


Mrs. C said...

Good books never grow old with the times. :)

Penless Thoughts said...

What a wonderful treasure to hand down.

Marci said...

That is wonderful that you remember your Grandmother letting you borrow it. It is truly a blessing.

Pam said...

What a special treasure! I enlarged the photo and just fell in love with the little girls having a Tea Party! Most little girls don't seem to play like that anymore. Thanks for sharing with us this special memory of your Gramma.

Lana G! said...

Love it! How sweet to be able to share the memory of gramma for years to come.

Okay and since this is my first visit to your site, can I just say that I love your EMPHASIS in your verse you have posted! Clever!

Mrs. U said...

What a wonderful gift! And you will be able to pass it down as well!!

Mrs. U

Mrs. H said...

That book was my SON'S favorite book for a long time! A great story.

Mrs H

Anonymous said...

OH I have to tell you something so funny, I was watching this movie today!!!
Mrs. Bowman

Sharon said...

This is such a treasure. I know your children will have wonderful memories associated with it also.


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