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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Friday, December 16, 2011

{More Christmas Memories}

In 1983 when we first came to Dublin, Georgia/USA, I got adopted by a dear lady whom I called 'Dublin Mom'. I have had the privilege of knowing her for 26 years, till she died of lung cancer on the same day Michael Jackson died; June 25 of 2009. One Christmas in the mid 80s she cross stitched a lovely set of Christmas ornaments for me. They have become cherished Christmas memories with a message.
The Warmth of Christmas is Friendship
Time is ticking away, but it's good to stand still and reflect on our friends...
Christmas is Love
Joy is the spirit of Christmas
An angel I received from my Dublin Mom, in memory of the son that had gone to heaven at a rather young age...
Lovely Christmas ornament that Dublin Mom's youngest daughter brought back from Switzerland...
Angels artfully created from straw!
The palm tree and elephant is from the Island Saint Martin; made from Tagua nut. Also called vegetable ivory!

9 comments:

  1. Dearest Mariette,
    those cross stich ornaments are so lovely and a wonderful memory of your "Dublin Mum" :O)
    Have a lovely 4th advent-weekend!
    Sending love and hugs
    Claudia

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  2. Mooi de geborduurde rondjes......fijn weekend,......liefs van mij...xxx..

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  3. Dearest Mariette,
    Oh, you keep surprise me!!!
    You were adopted and call her "Dublin Mom"
    Her cross stich ornaments are really WONDERFUL and I love the words she stiched for you♡♡♡
    You got many precious, lovely family and memories, my friend.
    Love and Lots of Hugs to my admirable friend in America from Japan, xoxo Orchid*

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  4. Such wonderful cherished ornament/memories!! You are lucky to have them.
    Happy Holidays !!
    Marilyn

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  5. what such pretty treasures you have. I love those Christmas ornies. I know you cherish those.

    Merry Christmas,
    Jennifer

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  6. Bellissimi addobbi e stupende parole cara Mariette! Un abbraccio, Anna

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  7. Lieve Mariette,

    How tender and sweet your messages are here to me today; Christmas IS about the love and friendship between US and GOD. Thank you for coming to visit me and may you enjoy all that is GOOD AND BEAUTIFUL during his holiday and more!!!! Anita

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  8. really special, these ornaments.. particularly because they were made with much love and affection for you.A wonderful memory for you...
    XXX Bea

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