The definition of nostalgic is a bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past or the condition of being homesick; homesickness. This bracelet was my grandmother’s and when she passed away, I was able to keep it. It has a charm for each of her four sons, as well as her grandchildren. The second to the right charm, the head, that’s me.
And oh how I miss my grandmother horribly. I remember running down the alley to her home when I was a kid. Spending countless hours sitting around her kitchen table as she cooked. She was a second mom to me. I can still remember to this day, how she smelled. She passed away 6-1/2 years ago while I was pregnant with my daughter, Isabella. And I think she passed away and passed on to Isabella her personality — she’s fiesty and sassy, just like my grandmother was. There are certain days I want to scream and then there are certain days, I smile, seeing this trait in my daughter.