Friday, August 9, 2013

Odd Notions

For this week's Trifextra Challenge, I give you . . . 

Odd Notions

I had always wanted to put my hand in Auntie’s "button jar," the heavy tobacco tin in her sewing room. When I did, a profusion of buttons--and one human tooth--spilled out.

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  1. Heather - did you know my Aunt Mabel? ;)) Really like this!

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    1. Thank you, Jo-Anne! I'm guilty of having a tin full of buttons (I don't think there are any teeth in there, though... ;-)

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  2. Ew...that was unexpected! I have a tin of buttons. Gosh I hope there are no teeth in there!

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  3. Ooh, love that little twist - you can read it evil or endearing... We will never know! Great prompt.

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    1. Thank you! Maybe it's a combination of evil and endearing--just like Auntie. ;-)

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  4. There's got to be a good story behind that.

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  5. I bet that would make a good button for a houndstooth jacket!
    Thank you for linking up!

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  6. Oh collector of teeth... sounds like there might be a skeleton in the closet too.

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  7. Great twist! Is it a long forgotten tooth belonging to one of Auntie's kids? Or something more sinister?

    Nicely written! :)

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    1. ...Or aggressive quilting activities? We may never know!

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