1990s sterling silver ballerina earrings
Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

How I had to be tricked into getting my ears pierced

In my family there were certain rules we had to follow, like no singing at the dinner table or TV on when we were eating. Mom thought it was important that we all sat down for dinner together and at least for fifteen minutes talked to one another about our day. We each sat at… Continue reading How I had to be tricked into getting my ears pierced

Antique wood wardrobe
Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

The year I slept in our dinning room and used an old wardrobe for a closet

I shared a room with my older sister Sarah for most of my childhood. I'm the youngest of three girls, two years younger than her and five years younger than my oldest sister Jenny. Both houses I grew up in only had three rooms so somebody had to share, and it was us! Jenny had her… Continue reading The year I slept in our dinning room and used an old wardrobe for a closet