Life in Christian County, Kentucky... And What I Think About It...
I stop by several thrift shops a couple times a week to look for little items for my SCA market stall. Today I stood in a long line waiting to pay in one of the thrifts, and I had lots of time to look at the shelves beside me. I saw these wedding accessories and thought of John Prine's song, "Souvenirs". It's a song about losses along the way in life.
Memories, they can't be boughten.
They can't be won at carnivals for free.
Well it took me years to get those souvenirs,
And I don't know how they slipped away from me...(John Prine)
Let's think positively. Maybe those things will make some fun dress-up clothes for a little girl, or even help some lady dress nicely for a special occasion.
Maybe the woman who discarded them really needed to cleanse her life and get a fresh start. There are many possible good reasons for getting rid of them, but I hope she threw them out thoughtfully.
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