Thursday’s Doors: Nana’s special case




While visiting overnight,

M & M girls request

another peek into small

antique black

wooden case.

I have told my

grandies how my

parents gave my 2

brothers and me

small amount of money

spent in shops,

at flea markets

and auctions.

Five dollars bought one

brother porcelain animals:

His “dream” was to become

a Veterinarian.

Other brother thought his

career would be as

a Pharmacist.

He collected all sorts of

wooden, glass and ceramic

mortar and pestles.

We had to look these up

in Nana’s dictionary which

happily showed illustration.

We would accompany my

parents to these activities,

sometimes eating at

restaurant or from

food cart.

Here, girls hold my

“Glass Menagerie”

with dogs, cats,

porcelain place card

holders, angels,

Hummel figurines,

and characters

from Beatrix Potter.

Each one is delicate

and only once, have

we had to glue one

back together.

What are your

treasures and

do you…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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