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Family Heirlooms

23 Aug

It is time to pass some of these heirlooms on.

The old wooden trunk was my Dad’s. He trundled his books from Britain to Egypt to Bechuanaland in the Second World War and it is has another life now as a toy chest. Some of the toys in it were mine, many were our children’s and some are new for the Grand-babies.

toys-in-the-toy-chest

toys-in-the-toy-chest

 
 

7 responses to “Family Heirlooms

  1. Mama Cormier

    August 27, 2015 at 2:29 am

    Lucky grand-kids. My mother threw away all our toys when we didn’t play with them anymore and she lost all her own toys during the war. I’ve saved a few of my own children’s toys. I think I’m going to be glad that I did.

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  2. Sharon - creativityandfamily

    August 26, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Heirlooms are so special, especially when they have stories attached. x

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  3. Charlie@Seattle Trekker

    August 24, 2015 at 3:58 am

    I love the shapes and bold colors of childhood…Your photos are so special.

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  4. Grannymar

    August 23, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    A wonderland in a treasure chest!

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  5. Susan L.

    August 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    True treasures in a treasure chest!

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  6. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    August 23, 2015 at 11:53 am

    how wonderful… the treasures in that chest!

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