Friday, February 16, 2007

Since birth

Meet Primrose.

On the day I was born, my Dad bought this... sheep, I think, and popped it in my crib. I've had her ever since, so she's a venerable 30+ years old now.

I don't know when I first named her, but for many years, she slept in my bed. She has a slight burn on her back leg where I stuffed her up against a lit bedroom lamp 'to keep her warm' when I was very young.

Nowadays, she sits at the top of my bed on the headboard.

Does anyone else have any cuddly lifelong companions?

7 comments:

  1. Primrose is lovely! It's awesome that you still have her. Unfortunately I don't have any of the dolls I had when I was little, let alone one from birth. How I wish I did.

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  2. *goes off in search of Alvin, my pink bunny*

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  3. Yep I sill have my cuddly teddy since birth. It still sits beside my bed. Its brown with orange paws and an orange muzzle. It has a black felt nose and a red felt tongue. Its eyes are plastic brown. It use to have a yellow ribbon but I lost it years ago.

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  4. not in the bed, but there are stuffed Coca Cola Polar Bears to be found around my house, and my wife has tons of stuffed animals

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  5. K_tigress: Your teddy sounds adorable.

    Ray: I love those Coca Cola bears!

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  6. My cuddlies are long gone. I really don't remember any. I do remember a fascination with a coffee scoop (yes, cans of coffee used to come with these amazing little plastic scoops) from the time I was 2, but that's about it for early toy memories. I sure miss that scoop. :)

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  7. a scoop can be speacial!
    and i can still see the petite bicycle which helped me learn cycling,a cute one with a coat of red paint,even with a small box at the back..7:)

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