Friday, December 11, 2009

It's just a mug

Really that's all it is, a mug, a chipped mug, used to drink the usual cuppa coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water and such. It's not so good in the microwave..the handle gets too hot..so why am I having such a hard time getting rid of it??



Well my sister painted this for me, gave it to me for my birthday, not sure which birthday, it's probably about 15 years old now. I love the shape, I love the flowers, but most of all I love my sister. Not so unusual, most of us love our siblings, very much, I'm no different. But..back when we both smoked, we used to spend quite some time drinking coffee, smoking, gabbing, years ago...



At some point during this time she painted the mug.

My sister quit smoking way before I ever did but we continued to drink coffee, I would smoke, we would gab, she might sneak a drag...

Then I moved away...then she moved away... but I had the mug. I would smoke, drink coffee in the mug and think about all the lovely times we had...that mug got me through some tough times...

I quit smoking, 4 years ago on Dec 15th...I still drink coffee from the mug...I can not get rid of it, I love it chips and all...






5 comments:

scrappy quilter said...

I wouldn't want to get rid of it either. One thing I have found though is that we always have the memories, even when the cup is gone (should it break). Wonderful memories of 2 sisters, sharing life. Hugs

Powell River Books said...

It would be a perfect cabin mug, no micro to worry about. But I do put my mug on the wood stove top to heat it back up. Maybe it wouldn't like that blast of heat on the bottom either. No matter what, it's a great cup for a cuppa anything. - Margy

Betty said...

I would keep it too.My sister gave me a tote bag with puppies on it and I have been using it every day since she past away last month.When I use it it feels like a hug from her.
~~Hugs~~

LashyLashla said...

I would plant some flowers in it and keep it on my window. It's too precious to throw out. Lisa

Anonymous said...

Don't get rid of it. I have mugs like that too. I don't know why we get so attached to mugs of all things!

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