This magazine used to sit in a stack in the Conservatory
and I stopped to look every time I passed that way.
So I finally grabbed it and propped it on an easel for display.
It is a photograph I can't stop looking at.
I found another stash of magazines when I was winnowing
and simplifying the other day and I began to notice
a pattern emerging:
Then this clipping appeared in my new scribble book:
And I recalled the Nellie's Elephants sweater I knitted
for GrandGril this time last year as we were
anticipating her arrival:
On the knick-knack shelf
(you have a knick-knack shelf, right?)
I found this darling little Heffalump:
Toby Johanes was lovingly crafted many years ago by a child of mine. You may notice that he suffered an unfortunate trunk injury a while back. Nothing a little love and SuperGlue could not fix.
The rare blue-eyed yellow elephant from the wilds of Central CA.
A real treasure.