Sunday, August 10

Reading/Overheard...

Ma's delaine dress was beautiful.  It was dark green, with a little pattern all over it that looked like ripe strawberries, with a little pattern all over it that looked like ripe strawberries.  A dressmaker had made it, in the East, in the place where Ma came from when she married Pa and moved out west to the Big Woods in Wisconsin.  Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes."

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Overheard...

Sugar Plum, matter-of-factly: Mama, Ma's like me...  very fashionable.

2 comments:

Mimi said...

I always loved that description and imagined the buttons often :)
Sugar Plum is definitely very fashionable!

Cassandra Milam said...

I enjoy all of your "Overheard"s. :)

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