Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Monday, February 25, 2013

catching up with an old friend

He's missing an eye and his right side seam is frayed,
but my heart skipped a beat when I found him in a box.
This vintage Steiff  hand puppet was 
a dear friend of mine many (50?) years ago. 
Well loved, he will find his way to our
bit of earth, you can be sure.

Have you re-discovered any treasures recently?

7 comments:

  1. oh he is gorgeous
    I recently found my daughter's steiff bear..
    oh they are loved these little furry things

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  2. Jerome has been making hard choices about his book collection in preparation for his move here this summer. On the book shelves at the city house he came across a two volume set of art history which he bought for me at a used book store called Acres of Books while on a trip to audition for his master's degree in 1971. The books were over 100 years old at that time! I had left them safely at the city house when I moved to the farm. But of course they'll be coming along.

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  3. He's so sweet that it's easy to see why you treasure him so.

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  4. Oh, what a sweetie! He has a loving smile and appears to be quite content with his life with you.

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  5. Oh my gosh, Karen; I have the same puppet from my childhood!

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