Friday, February 22, 2008

Leopard Book-ends

Today I'd like to show my very special bookends. They are not expensive or collectable, but they are priceless to me.
You see Mom always bought our birthday and Christmas presents. Well, this was the year of the big snow and Mom couldn't go shopping, as she was afraid to drive in it.
Daddy came home with my presents after work, and among them were these darling bookends, which I affectionately named "Spot" and "Dot."
These little bookends may have gone the way with all my childhood toys and treasures, but I kept these, I think, just because Daddy got them for me, and there was just something special about that. I keep them in my school room, and I still love them. Have a blessed day, Kathi


25 comments:

Jerri junque said...

Oh, what a treasure. This childhood memory was meant to be shared.

Penless Thoughts said...

Oh those are adorable bookends!! Thanks for sharing them with us today.
Susan

Sharon said...

Now Kathi, you know that I love you, but you also know that I have always coveted and lusted after those bookends! LOL! No, I am happy that you have them and that they are such a special memory of Daddy. They are so cute and I bet they are collectable now! They are so cute and I love the collection of old school books you are displaying too!

Love you, Sharon

Sharon said...

Kathi,

Go visit Brenda at Country Romance. First she is asking prayer for three little children. Secondly, she shows pictures of her organized pantry and I think you would like it. She tells how she does it too.

Love ya, Shar

BittersweetPunkin said...

I love your bookends...and your new haircut!
Blessings,
Robin

jennifer said...

Kathi that is so special. Their value is priceless! Glad that you have them and your memories - Jen

Constance said...

I too have a soft spot for the things, however few they were, that my POP gave me. In particuliar a big stuffed dog he gave me when I was 10 years old. I named him Neuman which is POP's name too! Spot & Dot are obviously near & dear to your heart! I totally understand why!
Connie

Brenda said...

Thanks for coming by and those are so sweet. I am checking out your blog. Honey i truley believe we live in spiritual warfare.Thanks again for the prayers. Can't wait to know you better.

Lori Stilger said...

They ARE a treasure!!! What little girl doesn't treasure the things her daddy gets her just a little more, because they're much rarer than everything Mom does? :)
Thanks for sharing! Have a BLESSED day!

Barbara H. said...

Those are cute, and what sweet mementos from your dad!

the teach said...

Spot and Dot are adorable, Kathi! They are very special! Happy S&T! Have a great weekend!

cherished*vintage said...

Gifts from our daddy's are the best! Thanks for sharing your special memories.
-Karoline

It's All Good! said...

What a nice memory. Those are cute! Have a great weekend.

jennifer said...

Please come by my site re: an URGENT prayer request...Jen

Martie said...

I like your bookend. What a nice memory from the past. Thanks for sharing.

Blessings,
~Martie

Mimi said...

love your bookends... and I'm sure they are special because your daddy got them for you...
thank you for visiting my blog, and for leaving a kind comment...
please come back to visit with me again!!
Mimi

Jewelgirl said...

They're cats and I like cats, spotted, dotted, striped, black,
white, orange, blue. No matter, They're cute!

Kelly said...

These are so precious, keep them always!!!!!

Blessings~
Kelly

And I recall Sharon getting that cool lamp from your parents' house, do not let her get ahold of these little gems! hahaha! sounds like she has her eye on them!

Dalyn (AKA The Queen of Quite Alot) said...

cute, but I'm laughing over your post below....brave woman to show yourself getting colored *U* I admire you- I would never have the guts. Anyways...I do it myself and sometimes there are "mishaps". Purple hair, green hair, accidental reds...the pitfals of DIY hair coloring! he he he.

Gardener Greg said...

I only have one thing that either of my parents got me. It is a shotgun that my father bought me a long time ago. I was made by Western Auto and it was already used when he bought it. I can still remember that day and everything that happened. I no longer use it but I keep it just the same to remember dad. Great post.

Paula said...

Kathi,
How sweet! Pieces of our father certainly are priceless, aren't they? I treasure every moment I have with my dad. Maybe you've already shared, but those books look pretty interesting, also!
Paula

Cheryl said...

Those are really cute... what a wonderful story that went along with them!

Kelli said...

What precious treasures, Kathi! I had to laugh at Sharon's comment. I have several things that my sister would like to get her hands on..hehehe.
Hugs,
Kelli

Betty said...

Kathi,
What a delightful gift your Father gave you....an heirloom to pass down....

Thank you for visiting with me and commenting on my silver basket....Betty

Erin~~The Classy Rabbit~~ said...

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful memory with us! What adorable bookends and I love the names Spot & Dot.

Hugs,
Erin

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