The five small acorns represent children Jo, Jason, Ryan, Les, and Lauren. When Cork and I married this month twenty-one years ago, we became a blended family - his three sons and my son and daughter.
When Cork and I read the newspaper with morning coffee, this collection is in full view before me. It never fails to cheer me up each day because so many memories are connected with it.
This June I'm trying to part with objects that were once dearly loved by me or by my mother. I was at the antique store today and was happy to add and rearrange items.