A good clan
Saturday May 28th 2011, 12:33 pm
Filed under: Family

My brother Bryan, owner of Jeppson Guitars, picked the piano hat that sings in the blues.

My other brother’s daughters each picked out their favorites–but not till one had piled the whole stack of scarves around her neck and all the hats on her head and declared it Dobby style (think Harry Potter.) My sisters picked out something. And my cousins from Nevada are coming soon and their hats are waiting.

Listening to my dad talking last night about his having gifted a fair amount of his art out into the world, I thought, this is where we all get it from: parents who treasure being able not to keep but to give of themselves freely.

Dobby picture coming when I can figure out how to get it online from here.

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Sounds excellent. Been there, about the scarves. Enjoy the family time! It’s ever so precious, in so many ways.

Comment by Margo Lynn 05.28.11 @ 12:46 pm

Sounds delightful over there! dobby pic should be quite a sight…

Comment by Ruth 05.28.11 @ 2:48 pm

I completely agree about where the givingness grew from.


Comment by robinm 05.28.11 @ 4:47 pm

This week I had 3 people come and raid my hat box. It makes me feel good to give them away. 11 yr old boy took a RED one, my daughter took a lace one and her friend got a eggplant colored one. I passed my goal of 60(since feb 1) so there are plenty to choose from.They will go to New Hampshire in Oct for the need is great there.

Comment by pat Flores 05.29.11 @ 2:53 am

Fabulous – especially the Dobby part. Love that you had so much to share that she could be Dobby-esque!

Comment by Channon 05.29.11 @ 7:47 am

Did you ever read “Caps for sale”?

It sounds like you’re having a lot of fun.

Comment by LauraN 05.29.11 @ 6:52 pm

“parents who treasure being able not to keep but to give of themselves freely” – yes, it was those “goodly parents” that made all the difference!

can’t wait to see pictures of that Dobby moment

Comment by bev 05.31.11 @ 7:57 am

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