Keepers

Lunching with a friend the other day, we realized both of us collect tiny boxes. Our affinity for limoge boxes and the like, is one also shared by both of our mothers. Hence, the beginnings of each of our collections.

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The Yellow Dress

The summer before my mom went off to college, my grandmother helped her sew a twiggy inspired mini dress from a  pattern.  A soft yellow cotton piqué was perfect for late summer, and the scalloped details gave this dress the ladylike charm most appropriate for a first impression.  And as such, Mom recalls choosing that dress to wear for rush when packing her closet for the dorms. I can picture her stepping onto campus, fresh faced and confident. She had heard about rush, what would it hold for her? 

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