Tuesday, October 19, 2010

tuesday treasures

As some of you may know my dear mum has
just moved into a nursing home .
With her blessing her possesions were sorted
and lots of stuff was distributed amoungst the family .
I went to see my mum in her new place recently
and when I arrived home there was a parcel
waiting for me from my eldest sister .
In the parcel was the one and only wedding photo
of my parents , not a copy , the original .
There were also very old family photos and photos
of my dad when he joined the Army at 18 .
There were lots of documents and memorabilia .
I feel very honoured to be trusted
with all these special things .

All welcome to join in and show your treasures .






27 comments:

Willy said...

Hi Clare Very special to have these photo's, from your parents.
Thanks for showing.
Have a nice day.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Clare....what treasures and for you to be the care taker that is even more special.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Clare....what treasures and for you to be the care taker that is even more special.

NessaKnits said...

Quick, get them copied ...

beck said...

I love old photo's and yours are really special. How lovely that your sister has let you be be the keeper of these important memories. A truly loving gift. Hope your mum settles in well, what a big change for her. Hope you are enjoying some sunshine today, Clare xo

Melody said...

What a wonderful piece of family history that has been entrusted to you. Thanks for sharing

BubzRugz said...

Hi Clare - how great to have all those pictures..... you will have fun finding the stories behind them.

Hugz

Julia said...

Lovely memories for you to keep in those photos Clare..
Very special for you to be chosen as carer of them....
Hope your Mum is settling in nicely..
Julia ♥

Jodie said...

Photo's such as these are very a precious thing. I need to stop saving them to a stick and get them printed so my girls can also share these sorts of memories in the future.
Have a wonderful week.

Brianna said...

Gorgeous photos Clare. You will have to find somewhere special to put them up in your house.

Crafty Chookie said...

It's such an hounor to know the family trust you with the thoses precious memories..Ma & Pa gave me an old Morse Stereo/record player with some very old Vintage ALP's that used to be my Grandparents...
It still works..
Cheers Michelle

Robyn said...

What a lovely treasure and a lovely memories! I agree, have them copied and put the originals in acid free paper in storage and everyone can view the copies :).

fairchildstreet said...

Lovely, I look at old photos and wonder what the person was like at that time, what were they thinking. I wish a photo could come to life. Charmaine

Allie said...

Clare that is a very precious gift - it would be a good idea to scan them all and make digital copies, just in case, and you could even make copies for all the family members. Then they could print the ones they want. Your dad was a very handsome man!

Robyn G. said...

They are very special Clare and I can't think of a better person :-)
You will treasure them xx

I'm absent today... doing some deadliney stuff... be back soon xx
((hugs))

Kerryanne English said...

How special was that parcel Clare. No wonder you feel honoured. I enjoyed seeign yourold photos.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

teresa said...

Just love old photos Clare, so glad you were given them to look after.

toni said...

Your photos are absolute treasures Clare, and I'm with the others, get them copied! *smile* toni xxx

Monika @ Our Homemade Home said...

Oh pity that mine are far away in Poland, your ones have the soul:)

Samelia's Mum said...

Lovely treasure Clare. Treasure which can be passed down to your children.

Cute as Buttons said...

Oh Clare, what a magnificent treasure. How excited you must have been to open the parcel and find them inside. They are in good hands. Lisa x

Sheila said...

What wonderful old pictures , they will bring you lots of warm memories and also it gives you a look back at your parents lives , so special .

babalisme said...

I'm really enjoying everybody's link! Thank you for posting such treasure!

Barb said...

Now that is a treasure! Loved the pictures.

Cybele's patch said...

Those are very precious photos Clare. Your father was a very handsome man. You take after him?

Sew Useful Designs said...

Treasures don't come any more 'treasurable' than this Clare!
Simply BEAUTIFUL!!!

Hugs sweetie, Vikki xx

Kayly said...

Your sister was very brave to trust this precious parcel to the post!!!!
But how wonderful to get them.