Thank you dear friends and followers for your visits, for your love and prayers for both myself and Freddie.
I really appreciate you taking the time to call in, view my artwork and leave such wonderful comments.
Sending you all love, hugs and blessings,

June xxx

Saturday 7 January 2012

Vintage Ancestry..

This is a collage I've made this morning with an old photo of my Great Grandparents. I can just remember my G Grandmother. I'm adding this picture to the Digitalmania challenge, where this week the challenge is Vintage.
You all know how my favourite thing is vintage so I've enjoyed doing several pics for the challenge. You are very free to see them on my Flickr site, just click in the box at the top of my sidebar. I hope you enjoy.

I'm feeling better thank God! I feel as if I've turned the corner at last. Thinking of the past and things I am grateful for, I thought I'd add this.

Thank you Lord for the special times,
Those days I set apart.
The times of joy and happiness
Are stored within my heart.
Thank you for the days of youth
When all the world was new,
When plans and dreams were only schemes
That never would come true.

Thank you for those other times
When things went sadly wrong.
Through love and care and answered prayer
You helped me to be strong.
For all the happy special times,
So many I recall,
For joy and tears throughout the years,
Lord, thank You for them all.

Iris Hesselden

I wish you all a happy and peaceful Weekend.

June xxx


Patti said...

Oh, June, I'm sorry you haven't been well. It has really been quite the year for you and Freddie, hasn't it?

I am currently enduring another kidney stone flare-up. Not sure if you remember, but I had one last winter, and it landed me in the ER for a 4-hour morphine drip. The pain this year, thankfully, has been manageable, so I haven't had to make the ER trip. These blasted stones have been a part of my life since 2005, flaring up usually once a year.

The poem you shared is beautiful. I am going to copy it down and put it on my bulletin board.

Finally, I love the collage! What a lovely way to remember your great-grandparents.

Would you believe that I had 2 of my great-grandmothers until I was nearly 30 years old! They both lived until well into their 90's. One of them I didn't much care for, but the other one, I totally adored. I also had a great-grandfather (not the spouse of either of the great-grandmothers) until I was about 13, and I totally adored him too.

Love and hugs,

Faye said...

What a beautiful piece you have made with this fantastic photo! It is amazing what excellent quality the photo is, as it is so old. A beautiful tribute.

Brenda Brown said...

Sorry you haven't been well June but glad you are feeling better and I hope better still again tomorrow.
I love your collage of your Great-grandparents, don't they look smart.
Take care of yourself.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Bill said...

Your vintage collage is wonderful! But the poem is especially meaningful, too. I am so happy you are finally feeling better!

deb said...

Love the collages and the poem! Who is the header at the top? Lovely! Glad you are feeling better! Hugs

Shane Pollard said...

Thinking of you and wishing you all the New Year Blessings you're dreaming of dear Juni - and much much more!

Such a gorgeous card especially so with your family connection!
Loving your blog header too dear June!

Live, laugh, love and "be happy and well" in 2012!
love and hugs
Shane xox

Junibears said...

Thank you all foryour lovely comments.
Hi Deb, it's me and daddyo!