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Sunday, November 01, 2009

Oh, Wow.

A week ago, while sorting through things at my dad and mom's condo, my sister found their silverware. She already has a set so she asked if I would like it.
Of course, I like everything.
There were plenty of forks, spoons and serving pieces, but only four knives.
No problem. I pick through boxes of old silverware all the time at thrift and antique stores. I've never looked for knives, but I know they are out there.
Soooo.., Friday, when I entered an antique mall for the first time since I had the box of my parent's silverware, I noticed a box of silverware in the very first booth I went into.

Upon opening it, I discovered the same pattern as my mom's silverware.
And, if that isn't cool enough, notice that it has only eight knives!
I am SOOOO happy!
Add it up.
Are you back yet?
That means that I now have TWELVE knives!
I love it when things like this happen.
Love it, love it, love it.


Anonymous said...

It was meant to be! How special is that?

daisymarie said...

That is so cool! You've got a great find magnet in you.

Anonymous said...

That is a beautiful pattern. I know because I have six teaspoons of the very same. It was what my grandmother was collecting hoping to have a full set one day. I have no idea what happened but she never got more than the six spoons. I use them at tea parties with her fine china tea cups.

Love them. Happy for you Judy.


Storybook Woods said...

Oh wow, what a treasured find. Clarice