The rhythm of a simple home

 



The first summer my mum and I moved into our apartments…mine on the second floor and hers on the first…we walked past a friend’s little shop and admired a blue and white striped chair in the window. Three or four times a week we would walk past and she would tell me how much she loved the chair. One day I came home from work and she told me that she had purchased it. She loved it. My sister, brother, and I would laugh because if one of us happened to be nibbling on a little something while we were sitting on it or if we happened to curl up a bit and put our feet on it, mum would give us the evil eye until we either sat up straight or stopped eating.

Since she passed away last month I have inherited the chair and it sits in my living room just above the very spot where it sat in her house. 

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The hearth and soul

Grace at home



Comments

  1. i'm so sorry for your loss. My mother had a favorite chair and I had it in my home for years after she passed. It gave me so much comfort to sit in. I hope your mother's does for you.

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  2. The chair is lovely, she had very good taste.. I bet if she knew where you have placed it, she would be so pleased.

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  3. My heart goes out to you. :( I'm sorry your mom passed. May the chair bring you beautiful memories of her.

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  4. what a beautiful legacy that you literally get to see and enjoy. may these sweet memories give you comfort and bring a bit of a smile, friend ...

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