The heat wave has broken. One can at least breath when outside now. Everything is dead and dying, so I plan to clean off the flower beds and pots this weekend. About a month early. However, I am done with watering to keep it alive. Grandson, Garet came for along weekend while his Mom was working. He helped grandpa with an axle on the tractor, discovered the push mower, and helped me with some gardening. In turn, we took him to Central Dairy for an ice cream and out to eat after church. He must be getting ready to grow again, because I couldn't keep him filled up. We bought some giant marshmallows and made smores one evening. He is lots of fun.
I am posting this picture of my antique irons. I recently organized them on this shelf. I especially want my friend Gerry to notice how I have incorporated her lovely gifts into my display. When I look at the irons, I see the dolls and smile when I think of Geri, Dianna with the Thimble, Betty with the coconut coin purse and beautiful lotus blossom pin cushion which I use every day. Anna Marie with the picture purse stand and picture. Betty Stuart with the Toledo scissor set in the box. as well as the sewing shadow box on the wall. All my dear friends are in my favorite room ( my sewing room) and spend the day with me when I am free to create.
I love my Iron collection. I have two more Irons in the guest room. they are electric irons with porcelain on them. The don;t quite match the cast iron collection so I placed them about on other shelves. I probably have more than plenty but I am fascinated by them. All so different, useful and HEAVY. You would have great muscles if you ironed your sheets with these.
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