Friday, August 8, 2008

Once Upon a Time I Was Cool and Creative

My friend J, who I haven't seen in a bazillion years because she lives in VT and I don't, sent me a package yesterday. I couldn't imagine what would be in it, and when I opened it, this is what I found:

You're like, "Your friend J sent your girls a Supercute doll? She's so cool!" And you're right (J's always been cool). But here's the thing. It's not just that she sent this doll to us - it's because she kept this doll. For 15 years! The doll that I made and, AND the little poem I wrote to go with it, which I think is actually some of my best work (click on the little picture and read it - seriously), and then she sent it back to me. I miss J! She always made me feel cool. Apparently she still can.

(This post kind of goes with this other post. I promise that I intend to tell you how really soon. I need time to just sit and write, which I should get this weekend and will try to take advantage...)


Dana said...

I just love that doll and her outfits!! Did you make them?

Looks like your kids got their smarts from mommy!

Mommy's Nintendo said...

I designed and made them. I think I still have the little pattern I made. I should make my girls each one (I'm keeping this one for me).

Moomie said...

I have three more dolls, a dolly quilt and another sack of spare doll clothes you made from the same pattern for you. Will send them soon!

Anonymous said...

I still have the one you made for me too! Love the Meme

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