?#21 from My Sister’s Jar

Haven’t pulled a question out of the jar for a spell.  Thought I’d give it a whirl.

Tell about your most loved, prized possession.

Nothing came to mind right away…. then several things came to mind, but which is the MOST loved?  I’m not sure.  Here’s the top three of my most loved, prized possessions:

1.  My wedding ring.  It’s a sentimental thing.  It’s a reminder of all the better and worse times we’ve gone through over 22 years and that we’re committed to stay together.  I think I would still pick the same setting too.  I didn’t pick this one, but I told Rick that I liked marquis shaped diamonds… and he took it from there.  He done good.

2.  The Family Bible.  (Stop rolling your eyes, Christy.)  I’m the ONLY family-tree-loving member of my generation.  If it weren’t for an historian in each generation, how would the family saga live on?  The old, brown Bible was purchased in Oregon City when my great great Grandparents came across the Oregon trail.  It has several marriages and births written in it, as well as locks of hair (that’s kind of gross), and newspaper clippings.  It’s a cool piece of our family history…. from Dad’s side of the family.  (Katelyn, I’ll keep it for you, Honey.)

3.  My scrapbooks.  What more needs to be said about this one?  They are the current family history done with creative flair and thousands of dollars and hours.  We don’t get them out enough.  I keep most of them in a cabinet away from the dust, but when they do see the sunshine, all the family pours over them like it was the first time.  Makes me happy.

That’s it.  A ring and some old books.  What is your most loved, prized possession?

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3 Responses to “?#21 from My Sister’s Jar”

  1. LaVonna Says:

    All my photos that I have taken since I was in elementary school. Yes, I had a camera attached to me since then. :) It came in handy for our 20 year reunion.

  2. christysthoughts Says:

    Ok – me rolling my eyes at a Bible makes me sound un-Christian. :)

  3. rixgal Says:

    Let me clear up WHY my sister would be rolling her eyes at the family Bible. It is old. It smells. It is falling apart. It would not look nice on her shelf in the living room. It is not from Target.

    Actually, I don’t think she owns anything that is more than 5 years old…. other than her wedding ring. Wait! Christy, do you still have the yarn picture?

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