First let me apologize for the lateness of this post. I found my Teddy Bear and thought that is my first memory. I also seem to remember getting a Raggedy Ann and on her chest she had a heart. Funny how memories come back to you. I also remember my little red stool. I have that one in the kitchen of my own house.
As I went to take pictures of both of those things that hold memories for me , I realized how well loved they are. Teddy’s hair is matted and the nose is covered by whisps of hair.
The little red stool has paint spots from last years painting. SOOOO yes it has last over forty years. You cna’t read the writing anymore. I won’t paint over it, I will leave it for my memory to recall. Here is the little poem that was once painted on that stool. ” This little stool of mine, I use it all the time, to reach the things I couldn’t , and lots’ of things I shouldn’t!