Happy Thanksgiving from very snowy and cold Western Canada.
Last night, we were heading out to our son and daughter-in-law’s home to join with many family and friends in celebrating Thanksgiving.
There were sounds of protest from the Wall Doll House in my studio.
The smallest (less than an inch tall) wooden Story Door Doll, who used to be known as ‘Itty’, until she declared her name is actually, ‘Thallie’ was sitting in her armchair.
She’s thrilled that she finally has a new dress, and declared that it was important to her to go out to dinner to show it off.
I protested that I don’t like taking her out of the house, for fear of loosing her.
She ‘pshawed’ me, and reminded me that I am perfectly capable of loosing MUCH larger things than her INSIDE the house.
She hopped into the Thumbelina traveling tin:
But I was planning on taking along the ~very last~ bit of weaving for the big tapestry that I am weaving, and not Thumbelina.
So, Thallie hopped into my seashell necklace, along with her friend, Inch Faery Bear, who is the same petite size as her. This makes them the best of friends, as they enjoy hanging out with someone who understands the world in miniature.
And, off we went.
After the toasts were ‘clink clinked’, Thallie was convinced that there were Similar Sized People as her and Inch Faery Bear hiding in the corks…. so we shall have to see.
The corks came home in my pocket, so it will be interesting to see if there are little people in them or, as my daughter suggested, little faery mushrooms…. who knows?
After the corks were filed in my pocket, I put Thallie back into the Seashell necklace….
and…. palm to forehead….
did not take even one more photo of the whole evening.
Which I wish I had, as a beloved member of the family is on her way to London, England.
She’s moving there, so it’s going to be quite some time before we are all around the same dinner table.
We wish her the greatest of joy in her big adventure!
Pauline is accompanying her in her travels, and posed for a very Canadian moment before dealing with airports etc:
Pauline’s Human took a moment from enjoying her last ‘Timmie’ time to share a pic of this special moment.
(Only Canadians will understand this reference, I think?)
Anyhow, all the little wooden folk who live in the studio join my in wishing you a joyous Thanksgiving, even if you live somewhere else in the world. There is so much to say thank you for….