Found Friday #18: Bridal Brooch (…and a just for fun picture that will probably make you laugh…)

I pulled a picture from my wedding album for my last post. And then I got to thinking about something sort of random.

On my wedding day, I wore a brooch in my hair that belonged to my great grandmother. As I was flipping through pictures on Wednesday, I realized I couldn’t quite remember where I’d put it. So, a search ensued. I couldn’t get it out of my head until I found it. Nothing else mattered.

It was, of course, in the most logical but least likely place – not with my keepsakes, but with my jewelry.

It’s just a costume piece, but I love it nonetheless. And I’m glad I wore it, and carried my family with me, on such an important day.

It’s safely tucked away now.

Bonus photo! This one’s in the wedding album, too. I have no idea what’s happening or why my face looks the way it looks, but I’m pretty happy that someone captured this moment.

4 thoughts on “Found Friday #18: Bridal Brooch (…and a just for fun picture that will probably make you laugh…)

  1. It is lovely, and looked perfect in your hair. I have my mother’s costume jewelry pins clipped on a doll coat hanger hanging on my wall. 🙂
    The photo is amusing–perhaps you were not sure what was behind that hand.


    • Thank you! And what a clever idea. 🙂 I’d love to see a picture.

      I have no idea what I was thinking in the last photo. I feel like for a face like that, there’s gotta be a good story. I wish I could remember!

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    • I agree. There’s so much more to value than just money. I’m so grateful to have amassed a collection of items that remind me of my family and my home, and that make me feel connected to the world. 🙂

      I wish I could remember what was happening in that picture! I’m sure it would probably make for a good story.


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