I guess with age comes some wisdom or at least a better understanding and appreciation of many different things in our life. I was never really into dishes much and it’s not that I am just consumed with them now but I do have a better understanding and appreciation for them. My father in law Emil did most of the cooking in his family and he had this set of Blue Willow. When he passed away no one seemed interested in them including myself. They have been in storage and in the back of mind for a long time. My grandparents also had Blue Willow dishes and I can remember eating off them many times so I got to thinking my family must really have liked the Blue Willow pattern and so I decided I would go ahead and take Emil’s set of dishes as I know he really liked them and I can remember him showing me new pieces when they would get them. I just hated the thought of them being in storage and not being used, so now once again we have Blue Willow in our family and I hope Emil and my grandparents are happy knowing that the pattern is once again being admired and appreciated by family.
When I was getting ready to put my dishes in my cupboard the doorbell rang and my friend Paula stopped by unexpectedly. Hadn’t seen her in awhile so it was a nice surprise. We had a nice visit!