I believe Sundays, for the most part, should be restful, thoughtful, grateful days, enjoying and spending time with family.
That is what I did yesterday.
Over the years I have kept so many wonderful photos of my family, old and new, stored away in a box on a shelf, in my closet.
Yesterday, I pulled out my photo box, and the many frames I have accumulated over the years.
My afternoon journey began.
Choosing special photos for framing was so difficult, my favorites, my loved ones, those with me now, and those beautiful ones in heaven, how do I choose?
Such an emotional afternoon, laughs, smiles, tears, regrets!
I framed several older ones of my Mom and Dad, and favorites of me and my sister, shown above.
During the holidays I love displaying photos taken during that bright, magical time of the year.
Sweet Easter ones of my brother and sister, just really cute!
As the afternoon passed, many were framed and found places around my home.
Especially love this old one of my Grandma holding my sister in her arms. This photo was taken in front of our family’s grocery, years and years ago. I loved looking at all the old products, and product signs, 7up, Pepsi, Kraft, and Wonder Bread.
My desk was the perfect spot for these mini frames holding the cutest photo of me with my son at Kings Island Amusement Park, and this dear one of me and my Mom. Love these so!
I worked for hours sorting, choosing, and framing.
So many left to do!
Those of my dear son, at all ages of his life, our sweet pets, who have given us such joy over the years, and just so many others.
As I grow older, it is important, a longing, to have my family around me.
The days in our lives bring so many laughs, smiles, good times, tears. As time passes these become memories we cherish.
Love to all.