I am back after my little staycation from the world. It was nice and very restful. I had a chance to catch up on my reading, do some cleaning and take quite a few relaxing baths.
I came across this Tumblr blog—The Burning House.” It was quite interesting and very thought provoking. It has you to answer the question of if you had a few moments to gather your most precious belongings, what would you rescue from impending destruction?
Then you submit photos of things you would save. It took me a week to answer this question.
Here is my photo of what I would save.
The items and why:
--Disney Storybook Collection: JJ loves the stories from this book.
--Prince Ombra by Roderick MacLeish:
This is my favorite book in the whole world. I discovered it in the seventh grade.
--My mom’s sandals: These shoes remain by bed. It gives me comfort that a piece of her is near me.
--Photo of my grandmother and I: I have very few photos of my grandmother and I. This is my favorite.
--My red and black mixer: I have been in a cake baking mood and this has been a big help.
--Framed photos of my son and nephew: It seems like yesterday both were so small.
--Stegosaurus: JJ loves dinosaurs and this is one of his favorite.
--The boots: I call these my Rihanna boots. They are awesome and empower me so much. I wear them when I am feeling good. They come in handy on a bad day too.
--Ms. Monkey: During some of my worst ED moments, Ms. Monkey has watched over me.
--Little blue book of JJ’s baby photos: Photos in this book include when he was born, first birthday and all other milestones.
What would you save? Let me know. I can tell you it wouldn’t be easy.
1. Eating an ice cream sandwich while sitting on my deck.
2. Having some sense of order after a week of cleaning.
3. Finding a gift basket full of homemade soaps and lotions from an admirer.