This week's challenge had me wondering what I considered my hometown- Minneapolis, MN or Dunedin, FL? The other day walking through Joann's looking for inspiration I came across the perfect thing. It is the best of both- Minneapolis, where our house is, school, work and our life but Florida provides me with many warm thoughts. It is where I turn for my college football fix (I still cheer for the Gophers but have you seen us win a lot lately?), I long for spring break in Florida and always feel at home when I am there. So I decided to make a pillow for Thing 2's bed with each side representing where my heart is- HOME.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Iron Craft #8- Hometown
This week's challenge for Iron Craft- Hometown- threw me for a loop. I was born in Minnesota but my family moved to Florida when I was 10 years old. I grew up a beach loving swimmer and lifeguard on the beaches of Florida's west coast. But, that swimming brought me back north to swim for the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. I have very few memories of when I was young- going to my grandparents cabin "Up North", sledding by our house and the big snowman in our town of North St. Paul. Most of my childhood memories are of Florida- sailing and swimming at the beach, Disney World and college football. In college I meet my husband and we settled here in Minneapolis and started our family.