...my favorite childhood memory. This week's theme comes from Danielle at TeacupsonTreetops. Thanks for a sweet one.
I truly don't think I have almost any toy, possession etc still around from my childhood so I have to go with a memory.
My Lithuanian grandfather used to take me mushroom hunting in the woods across the street from the house where we lived in Pennsylvania. My grandparents lived in the other half of the duplex next door. I was under three when this happened and I'm sure my Nana was glad to have me out from under her feet since my grandparents were raising me while my mother worked and my father was a soldier during WWII. (My mother worked in Philadelphia and only saw me on the weekends when she came home.)
I can remember the light thru the trees and the smell and sound of walking on decaying leaves and twigs. PopPop knew the mushrooms well and I wish that talent had been passed down to me. Alas, he died when I was 3 yrs old and that is also the first time my heart was broken. There is a certain autumnal light that can surprise me with this memory on occasion.
I still love mushrooms in any shape or form! Want to see what others treasure? Check Angela's list at Three Buttons.
- ► 2016 (206)
- ► 2015 (209)
- ► 2014 (217)
- ► 2013 (251)
- ► 2012 (248)
- ► 2011 (235)
- ► 2010 (268)
- ► 2009 (248)
- Can I get a napkin???
- Peaches or why I love to can
- On My Desk...July 30
- Jersey Boy Breakfast
- This is ...my favorite painting
- Hello New Joisey
- Flashback Friday 3. 08 07 25
- Not just...salmon again
- On My Desk...July 23
- Vintage Today
- Winter Brides
- This is ...what makes me happy
- Wordle Away
- Flashback Friday 2.
- Not your usual spaghetti
- On my Desk...July 16
- Coming to YOUR town??
- No Personality Surprise
- This is ... what scrambles my brain when I try to ...
- Australian Bananas or....
- Wicked Sol
- Maureen's Mixtape
- On My Desk...July 9
- Clever those Dutch!
- Collage Workshop
- Maryland Summer - Sunday Supper
- This is...
- Now what did that mean???
- On My Desk...July 2
- ▼ July (29)
more than a thumbnail Originally uploaded by mudpig Wow...I've gotta get back to NYC. Cooler air, more energy to walk walk walk. Methi...
original by tsevis
What can I say? I just couldn't find one that was easily added. But I'll try, I'll try and maybe there will be one next week o...
Wrapping up April even tho there are some days left. I will be busily engaged this last week so this is coming a bit early. WATCHED: Change...
I often wonder how we really did live our lives before the net, and like a couple of jokers, I wish Al Gore had invented it sooner! One of ...
I saw the article on Matt in the weekend paper and I wonder why this wasn't suggested as a career choice back when "I" was in...
Back home after a week dog sitting, it''s so nice to be home. Steely Dan and some nice visuals to go along side.
Ah it was a weekend of hot humid days but then the temperature dropped so that the a/c wouldn't really kick in at night. At least we are...
All about me, and some recent movies. Usually I don't have a great deal of interest in the Oscars, and find that many of the movies do...
About Bekah... from Sharlah's friend The doctors told Sharlah today that Bekah's virus has progressed to pneumonia. She had a ver...