We invited their family to dinner the other evening, so that we could squeeze in a visit before they head to Kentucky, and it worked out for the older kids to go to their weekly Ultimate Frisbee game.
Barbara brought me a hostess gift. If you love books you're going to be jealous.
She also brought me an Irish tea towel, Dark Orange Marmalade, a wee silver spoon, and some Irish tea. She knows me well!
It was given as a prize to a Thomas Rushford for proficiency in English on May 8, 1879.
The first book is Silent Tom. It also says An American Prize Tale. This is a link to what I could find out about the book. Another link said it was a Temperance book from 1875.
Now we are going to have to make scones.
She also brought me this book.
I'm very blessed in my friends, am I not?
Do you collect books? Do you read old books?