Wednesday, February 6, 2013

a blast from the past ....

Recently I received a package in the mail from my kid sister.  She said that her youngest daughter, K, had been looking through her cedar chest, which once belonged to our mother, and found these at the bottom.  My sister thought I should have the card since it was signed by my dad along with my name and my late brother's name.  She had no idea about the flowers.  The flowers were mom's corsage for her wedding - they were yellow tea roses.  My parents were married in 1943 and theirs was a life long love affair.   The card, which has a padded front, is likely about 65 years old and was still in it's original box.  I treasure these.


And now you know how old I am!

9 comments:

Annabella said...

Ah these are lovely Kate and I love that your parents had a lifelong love affair :-)

Sharon said...

That is so precious Kate!! It's amazing that there is still some color in the roses!

Anne said...

Kate, sentimental me cried a little! The card is just beautiful! I have a few cards from a long ago time, and I cherish each one, signed by my Mom or my Dad to each other. They are precious memories!! :) ps, I have cotton lace piece from the front of my Mom's wedding dress, during the war, she had cut it to save it, for all those years! :)

Carol said...

Oh, what a lovely find! I just treasure anything old from my parents early days together, too, Kate! So nice that your sister realized how much these would mean to you...

shez said...

what special finds Kate.xx

Ana Lopes said...

What precious and wonderful treasures you have! Including the lovely memories! Thanks to share that, dear Kate. I'm younger 11 years :D
Wishing you a wonderful weekend!
Hugs from Portugal,

Ana Love Craft
www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

Jo said...

Goodness the card was a blast from the past, these were very popular in the sixties.

legato1958 said...

What a beautiful story ! How lovely to have those family treasures.

Susie

Valma said...

what a treasure !!
full of memories and emotions
In an old book, I have the edelweiss Dad had on his wedding costume, it's a treasure too
they celebrated their 40th anniversary in November =)
hope it will last long too
big hugs
xxx