After Mama died, us kids packed up the few things remaining in her little apartment at the
assisted living center, deciding what to keep and what to give to the Goodwill.
This little hobnail milk glass, egg shaped vase used to sit on Mama’s bathroom counter holding her makeup.
We put it in the Goodwill box, but then I couldn’t do it.
I brought it home with me and it sat in a box in a closet with a few other things of Mama’s
that I just couldn’t throw out, including a white glass bud vase.
Last week, on one of my “run into the Goodwill for half an hour on my way to somewhere else” stops,
the first thing I spied was a pair of hobnail milk glass candle holders.
I thought of Mama’s vases, of a white doily crocheted by my mother-in-law, and this little arrangement was born.
I love the sweet and delicate look of the milk glass and doily contrasted with the old zinc pan.
And I’m beginning to love hobnail milk glass, which probably isn’t a good thing,
because the last thing this girl needs is another thing to collect!
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