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Friday, March 23

Photo Friday ~ Sentimental


Izzy, Boho Photography

I am extremely sentimental. I still have my baby blanket from when I was born. It has holes and patches and even though its been washed, has an odd scent. It still brings up feelings of comfort and security.

In the picture above is my friends daughter Isabella (Izzy). She is holding her "Lamby". I have a feeling she'll keep this tucked away in her older years just as I do my blanket.

Do you have something you cherish from your childhood?

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12 Comments:

Blogger Wanda said...

Denise, What a ~sweet~ post. Yes I am very sintimintal. I have a little pink cape and hood that was crochet for me when I was one. I have a picture of me in it on my first Easter. I still have it, and some day maybe a great grandchild will have a picture taken in it!
~~Thanks for the memories and thanks for freindships ~~

March 23, 2007 at 9:18:00 AM PDT  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

my mom still has one of my first dolls...it barely has a body and the hair is very funky but she's still with us...

March 23, 2007 at 10:07:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Dreamer Girl said...

I have a green bear I cherish. The stuffing in its neck is completely gone cause I used to hold it tight in my arms around its neck :)

XOXO Sophie

March 23, 2007 at 10:24:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Martha said...

Love this post so much. I'm definitely one for nostalgia and I've thought long and hard about my childhood, trying to remember everything about it. I'm so fortunate that I had a great upbringing.

To answer your question, PEI is on the exact opposite side of the country from Vancouver Island! It's not too expensive to travel here though! And it's so beautiful! You must visit sometime! In fact do a cross country drive, it'd be fantastic!

March 23, 2007 at 11:52:00 AM PDT  
Blogger daisies said...

:) what a sweet photo and post ...

i have my pookie bear, drooled and tear stained, it got me through childhood and my teenage years and i must confess that i still snuggle up and hold him tight even now when i am feeling in need of comfort ... i cannot believe i just admitted that.

March 23, 2007 at 1:58:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Star said...

I still have my baby blanket--very threadbare, satin edges long since gone. When I was little I called it my magic yellow blanket and felt that it could cure all ills. Now when someone in my family is really sick, I'll snip off a few more of its threads and mail them some of the magic yellow blanket to make them better.

March 23, 2007 at 2:12:00 PM PDT  
Blogger leonie said...

i still have my baby blanket too. my parents were here a few weeks ago, helping us to tidy up our house, getting ready to sell and we came across it packing up some boxes of things. my mother was quite surprised i think that i still had it. how could i part with it? it's a very faded blue and has elephants and balloons on it. i think my fascination with those beautiful creatures may have begun from that blanket. :)

March 24, 2007 at 2:40:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Vanessa said...

a tiny pair of red tap shoes :)
all scuffed and beautiful
Vx

March 24, 2007 at 2:48:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Denise - thank you for your comment on my blog - I've been floating around your blogs, reading and smiling at most of it as it reminds me of this photography journey I'm on too...Thea talks of you soooooo often; I know she truely cherishes your friendship and relationship. That brings me to the one post that returns the knot back in my throat - she's lucky to have such an amazing group of souls constantly surounding her... would love to chat more - here's my email - geninec@hotmail.com
your pictures are beautiful - awe struck myself...
- genine xo
ps-i slept w/my "blankee" well into my teenage years - still have it as well...

March 24, 2007 at 4:45:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Sophie said...

My grandmother gave me her doll when
I was five.
She is so lovely - and her name was
Jane - however I re-named her Kate.

mmm...thankyou for this post -
i will post a photo of Kate!

March 25, 2007 at 8:11:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Megan said...

I just found you, blog-surfing. What a beautiful space you have created, and I can't wait to read more. I had to comment on this post, though. I had what you speak of. The treasure of childhood that you cling to. I lost it recently, so sad, but so comical. If your interested, you can read about it here:

http://meganleigh.wordpress.com/
2007/03/02/holly-hobbie-1974-2007/

I still have another remnant. Not so significant, but special all the same. I will protect him...
:)

March 25, 2007 at 9:00:00 PM PDT  
Blogger susan said...

hi boho!
i noticed your comment at angela's blog -omondieu -
we have a lot of her fleurs in stock- just email me and i can send you photos, if that helps!
ang is moving right now... so if she didn't get back to you, i am happy to help!
xo
susan@artstreamstudios.com

March 28, 2007 at 4:37:00 AM PDT  

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