She hangs in my hallway
Momma cross-stitched her
|The Patch Family|
Momma made so many to share
I still have Momma's two favorite
I remember so many summer afternoons standing in the kitchen, slicing tomatoes to cold pack them or working the food mill for tomato sauce. Then in the fall, we'd make applesauce. There was also the time spent blanching the green veggies for freezing. And soaking the broccoli to make sure there was no worms!
One evening in the garden, she was pulling weeds or something and it was my turn to get the potato bugs off the potatoes and tomatoes. She had an old peanut butter jar for scrapping them off the leaves. All the dead bugs just stayed in there, with no air, in the sunshine, cooking away. gross.
Momma made everything we are wearing, even Dad's tie
(except Brothers outfit)
As I became a teen, I'd spend tons of time with my BFF, Kimber. My parents knew her parents and communicated frequently to make sure we were behaving when we were together.