Friday, November 22, 2013

Where were you?

Where were you 50 years ago when you heard the words "The president has been shot"? I was in second grade and the teacher came in and informed us about that horrible event. 
 I live in a Dallas suburb now and have been hearing about and seeing things on TV. The window where Lee Harvey Oswald took those shots out of is now a museum about JFK called the 6th Floor Museum.We've been there before and will go again.
 Our oldest son has the middle name John after JFK.
 I thought I'd pop in because I was thinking about this. Me and Bowie got back after a blustery walk-it's in the 30's here. Really cold for us.
 I 've been a busy elf making wreaths and Christmas stuff  That's what my desk looks like right now. I'm gearing up to reopen my Etsy shop. (If I can get a sunny day to take some better pictures.)
Terrible picture above(I think I need a new camera), but I found this little charm for my bracelet from Hubby on the toothpaste this morning. It's a letter in an envelope and says "I Love You". Nice  to wake up to on a cold, dreary day. Where were you when JFK got shot?
I'm taking a moment to remember, and then getting back in the craftroom. Have a great weekend.


  1. I was in 5th grade and will never forget that day and the days that followed. Have a great Thanksgiving.

    1. I'll never forget it either, Charlotte. You have a great holiday too>

  2. Hi Leslie!
    I just wrote a post about this too ... I was nine years old, in third grade. A classmate came home from lunch and told us all and we thought she was fibbing.
    Loved the photo of Bo, what a handsome guy he is, such a cutie!
    Happy holiday crafting! Happy Tofurky Day!

  3. I wasn't alive during his presidency, but I do know he will be missed and regarded as one of our most beloved presidents. Love your Christmas wreaths Leslie. What a wonderful way to display some of your favorite ornaments.

    xo Danielle

  4. I was only 2 1/2, so I don't remember the day, but have always been interested in JFK. Love your wreath and thank you -- you reminded me to dig out my red cookie cutters! It will be the first year I've remembered to decorate with them!

  5. Oh, forgot to say how very sweet it was of your hubby to leave the charm for you to find. Give him a hug for me!

  6. I was only 4, but I can remember the black and white TV in our living room on for days while my parents watched and listened to the news broadcasts.

    You've been a busy little elf, Leslie! I can't wait to get the house cleaned up so I can do a bit of crafting myself. Have a good weekend and I hope it warms up for you!

  7. I wasn't alive during his presidency, but Emma's band included a tribute to him during their marching band performance this year. Your Christmas wreaths are so creative, Leslie. You do such good work.

  8. This is a nice post Leslie. I wasn't alive during his presidency either, but over the years I've really enjoyed learning about the Kennedy's. I can't imagine what it would have been like to experience that horrible day when the country lost their much loved president.
    The charm is so sweet, and so are your wreaths! That's exactly what my desk looks like! lol
    Erica :)

  9. Ooooh, look at all the pretty things you are making! I was still a little kid at home with my mommy, and living in Canada when JFK was shot. I didn't even know what a president was. But I did know who the Queen was.

  10. Beautiful Christmas makes!! And, I was alive but can't even imagine what that day must have been like. Wishing you a sweet week and happy crafting! xo Heather

  11. Looks like you have some Christmas pretties. I was not born yet when the Kennedy tragedy happened. What a sweet thing for your hubby to do.
    Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgivings.