JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,

A piece of childhood

A little while back, one of those times when it was (%^@$!$#%&@$%^#^*$^!!! snowing yet again, I quoted the opening lines of poem called "Snow For Sale!" and bemoaned the fact that I couldn't remember all of it. Today my very own copy of the book it's from arrived in the mail (I'd been after it for a while, but had been misremembering the title as "Just Saucy" when it's really "Saucy Again" ... amazing how fast one can find a book once one phones Mom and gets her to dig out her own childhood copy to provide the correct info). Author (who emigrated to Canada in 1912) is the younger sister of a famous explorer and her poems were inspired by the imaginations, toys, and games of her own daughters (click on thumbnails a couple of times to see the big versions).

In related snowy news, winter protest knitting is progressing quickly:

Tags: knitting, reading

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