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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Christmas Flea Market Angel

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To the original owner of this wooden angel I now have

sitting in my foyer,

just know that I love her.

I gasped when I found her,

I smiled as I toted her to the car,

and I smiled again this morning as I took her photo.


Whoever you are previous owner,

thank you and Merry Christmas.

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She is sitting proudly among her

flea market siblings:

the turquoise lamp I wrestled out of a flea market box,

the bust from the flea market I bargained for in Spanish and described here,

and she is sitting on a half table from the flea market I couldn’t resist.

She is in good, redeemed company.

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And yes, she had some wear and tear.

After all I bet her journey to my flea market in the valley

is an interesting story.

But she made it,

and I had just the perfect concealer.

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So-

again thank you.

I will take good care of her.

It’s all OK.


She will be so cherished in fact, that she will be the first thing family and friends see

as they walk in my home.


Thank you previous owner,

and whatever you are going through

remember-

these challenges in life are no step for a stepper.

You can do it.

Merry Christmas.

9 comments:

NanaDiana said...

Oh- She is a beauty. Is she really old or is it a reproduction? Whatever it is- she is just gorgeous- xo Diana

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

She's lovely -- just the way she is.

Deb said...

She is beautiful Laura looks like you are enjoying your holiday season

Pondside said...

What a beautiful find! I'd be displaying her in the same way, for all to see.

Theresa said...

Oh what a beautiful find! If she could just share her journey with us to her new home with you! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

Nancy Carr said...

The angel is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing. Happy Holidays!

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

Laura, I love you angel!!! What a fabulous find!!! And a lovely vignette as well!!
What a joy to discover your blog...thanks for the e-mail!

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