An afghan as a symbol of regret…

Anneanneciğim… :(

All things work together

My sister and I found scissors everywhere... scissors we could never find when we needed them, of course. These are a sampling, with a backdrop of the afghan I saved. As we packed my mother’s belongings, my sister and I found scissors everywhere… scissors we could never find when we needed them, of course. These are a sampling with which we awkwardly spelled out “MOM,” with a backdrop of the afghan I saved.

My husband noticed something was wrong.

At first I hesitated. Then I told him, “No, it’s stupid.”

“I can tell something is wrong, what is it?”

“You’re going to think this is stupid. Actually, it is  stupid. Ridiculous… [long pause]

“… Last night, I dreamed of an afghan.”

Lest he think I meant an Afghan rather than the knitted blanket I envisioned, I hurriedly clarified:

“I have been thinking of the afghan I didn’t take from my mother’s house — and wishing I had. Last night, I dreamed that I got the afghan back; this morning, I awoke and found I hadn’t… It’s stupid. It’s…

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  1. Ipek AG
    May 25, 2014 at 3:48 pm
    I reblogged your beautiful article. My wonderful grandma had alzheimers.. For nearly ten years she lost every item in her memory day by day..
    I wish someone find a cure for this. I am prying for not become a puppet and go long before I die,
    Best wishes.

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    sarahas5
    May 26, 2014 at 7:45 am
    I am right there with you. It is sad to lose someone before you lose them physically, and I, too, am praying someone is able to find the cause and/or the cure. God bless!

    Beğen

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