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my heartfelt memories....and then some..
31-AUG-2006 SusanP

my heartfelt memories....and then some..

Thursday Challenge 'Heartistic'

Yes, my dad was a Grenadier Guard, they are his cloth shoulder badges and dress cap badge.
My dad gave the watch to my mum on their wedding day.
My brooch, they gave to me when I was a toddler...
Today, I have just found out..the baby sister I never knew (who died at 2 days old)..
was born in the same year as me, she would've been turning 50 in December!..it's all Heartfelt!

others taking part are:
Faye
Sheila
Eckhart
Yvonne
Ed
Bev
Laine
Chrisse
Helen
Andra
Joan
Werner
ScottC
Dave
Johnny
RoyallD
Lee
Carole
Lisa-Marie
Ray
Adrian
Veysel
John
Cindi
Tim
JD
Nicky
Shayne
Jola

Canon EOS 30D ,Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
1/60s f/5.6 at 55.0mm (35mm equivalent: 220mm) iso400 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Guest 07-Sep-2006 11:51
I missed this! this is beautiful - voted!
Scott Browne01-Sep-2006 22:11
Very nice!
JD01-Sep-2006 07:50
Thanks for sharing these memories!
TimA01-Sep-2006 00:57
Treasured memories and souveniers. Thank you for showing us.
Cindi Smith31-Aug-2006 23:46
Gorgeous memories. Thank you for sharing and this is a wonderful shot with a great composition and history!
John Beck31-Aug-2006 21:40
Thank you for sharing. Beautiful story and I really like the momentos.
Veysel Birinci31-Aug-2006 21:01
Metal heart.
Nicki Thurgar31-Aug-2006 19:41
Touching story & great entry for the challenge
Shayne31-Aug-2006 19:05
Great challenge entry ~ memories do warm our hearts ~ well done
Ray :)31-Aug-2006 18:48
Such a touching story, Susan.
chrisse31-Aug-2006 18:39
A special image and story. Beautiful.
chrisse
Ed Goodnight31-Aug-2006 18:25
outstanding
Adrian Reilly31-Aug-2006 18:23
Wonderful Susan
Carole Stevens31-Aug-2006 16:36
Lovely shot Susan and lovely memories too!
laine8231-Aug-2006 16:17
Wow, Susan...I never knew anyone who's dad was a Grenadier Guard.What an honourable position & beautiful memories !!
Johnny JAG31-Aug-2006 15:42
Nice memories
J. Scott Coile31-Aug-2006 15:24
Well done!
Jola Dziubinska31-Aug-2006 15:24
Such a warm and personal keepsake, Susan. Thanks for sharing.
David Royall31-Aug-2006 15:09
Wonderful keepsakes.
Perfect for the challenge.
joanteno31-Aug-2006 14:18
Touching story. Wonderful shot!
beverley harrison31-Aug-2006 13:49
love the colours in this and of course the heart!!
wernere0131-Aug-2006 13:29
A very personal interpretation with this great family treasure.
Eckhart Derschmidt31-Aug-2006 11:31
A very personal heart! Wonderful melancholic (?) image.
Yvonne31-Aug-2006 11:16
What a lovely memory to have!
Sheila31-Aug-2006 11:10
Your dad was in the Grenadier Guards?
Great idea and composition Susan.
faye white31-Aug-2006 10:42
very nice!