9.09.2009

sincerely.......

I found this batch of love letters this last saturday...at the flea market.


uhhhh...nope...they are not French.


not even from England...or Europe for that matter.


they are from good ole Iowa.......i love Iowa....my mom is from there....


I love how they are addressed....


that lucile was a special lady.....


sounds like Homer was quite the man himself.






I sometimes sit back and think of one's names back then......like for instance....Homer.


Funny thing is......Bryan's grandfather was a homer......good thing bryan's mom nixed that idea...


because even in our most personal moments alone.....


i don't want to be screaming out the name ....HOMER too loud.....ya know.


sounds like a home run.......


my kids are still in school...so i can write this you know.


What is with names i ask?


My OB's name with my oldest was named Dr. Hoff.


not a bad name.....but his brother was named....Jack....


I swear it's the truth.


am i losing you? .....sorry...........i was really doing well posting some "inspiring posts" for you....and then somehow i got sidetracked with these love letters.
allright....back to story.....
Lucile and Homer had a few kids......named...
Grace {beautiful}
Franklin
Hubert {no comment}
Harold {still no comment}
Margaret {beautiful}
Durango {i actually think there is a town in colorado named after this one..}


sheeesh.


o.k. girlies.....can you believe i only have 9 more to go!


what????


can you guess ???


9 more to go. ......oh....9 more to go till i reach a huge goal.....what can it be.......





xo


oh....here are the starbucks card winners:

*Martha

*Kacey

*Mandiegirl

*Adrienne {flying bee}

*Julie
*Truly Blessed
{email me and i will get you your cards out...}







40 comments:

Leah C said...

I think Lucille's & Homer's boys got a raw deal in the name department! Cute post:)

Susan said...

HILARIOUS!
I think you have 9 pounds to go...

Rhonna said...

The girls all had pretty names back then and the boys got stuck with horrible names.
love this.

mandiegirl said...

Yippee! I LOVE SBux!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Nine names or nine letters??...

If names:

Beatrix,
Edward,
June,
Charlotte,
Delores,
Harrold,
Oh I'm running out:)

truly blessed said...

Nine more....posts? Nine more....sweet little white pitchers? Nine more....pairs of fabulous shoes? Nine more....Am I supposed to be guessing names or accomplishments? :P
Yippee for Starbucks gift cards and generous friends! :) Thank you, thank you!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

What in the world are you up to other than making me laugh and blush all at the same time!!

Victoria@WhimsybyVictoria said...

Again...exactly why I adore you! You just have a way with writting that I love! Making me laugh out loud. My husband is from Iowa and one of my boys. Where in Iowa? We lived in Ames while Mr. Wonderful attended ISU...loved it! Beautiful post and still thinking of your mom...hope she is doing better. Oh...stop by and see the artwork I have up for grabs...I see the shoes and can't help but think you would love them. :)

Hugs to you friend,
~Victoria~

Chablis said...

My grandfather's name was Homer. It could have been a respectable name...except for that horrid t.v. show...you know what I'm talking about. Anyway - hmmmm, 9 more...posts? 9 more days till your open house? You're crafting something....9 more till your finished with your craft. I have NO idea!

p.s. I just caught up with you and am sorry to hear about your mom...I hope she's doing MUCH better!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Yeah that makes more sense.

I'm not sure...you are too skinny to lose nine pounds. So maybe it's a post goal...400? Now I'm dying to know:)

Carmen said...

What a great find. I think it'd be so fun to find some old love letters. Yeah I'd say the boys got the short end of the stick with the names. Poor guys!

I'd say you have 9 loads of laundry left!!!!

Jackie said...

I have a ton of letters that my grandparents wrote to each other...my grandma has made me promise not to read them until she's no longer around...so I hope I can't read them for a long time. They had/have good names, though - Jack and Elizabeth (Eliza).

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

Okay, so does the 9 have anything to do with today's date 9-9-09? Something huge happening at 9:00 today? I'm interested to find out!

GaGa said...

COUNTRY LIVING FAIR!!!! See you there and I will be sure to say hello! Leslie

Alison said...

Okay, the Homer comment, too darn funny! I love old letters and postcards. I getting the little peak into someone else's life. Okay, as for the 9. Do you have 9 more kids to have. Ha ha, just kidding! Umm, I was going to say 9 more posts but several have said that already. 9 more days before something happens? No idea really. Take care.

The Flying Bee said...

Shoot! I got excited for a minute, then I realized that you probably would have said the flying bee and not my name!

My great grandfather was a Homer and they had 15 kids so I'm just sayin'...

Adrienne

Kacey said...

Durango IS a town in Colorado. My mom grew up there!

9 days until...something important happens? (Wow, am I creative today or what?!)

So funny! I scrolled back up through your post to reread what you wrote about "9 more to go" and I saw that I won! I missed it the first time, duh! Yay! Love Starbucks.

Its So Very Cheri said...

My Mom went to school with a kid named Harry and his last name-I kid you not was BUTT.

My blog has just been growing like a crazy weed and I haven't been able to get by for as many visits. I miss all my blog friends.
Come for a visit and see both of my new parties for the week. They are up every week and I hope you will participate.

Cheri
Its So Very Cheri

Beth Quinn said...

hey girl ! so glad your mom is home , hope she is doing well- when i read the post on your mom it brought me to tears because that is my mom and me exactly ! we are best friends too- anyways , i know this is a little off the subject of this post but anyways,

keep us updated if anything changes !
hugs,
beth

A.Love said...

yah...names. allegra, raider, and britton. add those to your stockpile. oh, and glenda...that's my MIL's real name...while we're on the subject :)

Casey said...

What a treasure you found Kasey. Loveed your post!! It gave me a couple chuckles at a perfect time. Thank you my friend!! :)

xxxxxxx

Aubree @ The Weathered Cottage said...

9 more months! till your new baby is born?? hah!

McMaster and Storm said...

9 more days until the Country Living Fair????????
k

Backyard Candle Co. said...

9 months perhaps????

Martha said...

WOO HOO!!! So excited I won a Starbucks card...thank you so much for your wonderfulness to do that!!!

Lets see now...I say 9 days until the probably the fair some mentioned...but I would like to say 9 more items to add to your home for your at home event...coming soon which I am so excited about! But then you may have the credit card taken away...:) just kidding:)

And by the way I was laughing so hard out loud at your post...love the way you write as well as what you say!

Thanks again...I'll head over my e-mail for you.

Kristin said...

Once again you bring a smile to talk about something that matters and makes me think and I walk away with a smile. Kasey you are too fun and just wonderful! Thank you for you!

Kristin said...

...You say your pregnant with 9 babies and your gonna name them homer and what else? Ha ha ha....just kidding with you!

Julie said...

I'm catching up on your blog and what your mom wrote when you were moving made me want to cry. In a good way. :)

Thanks for the starbucks card! Can't wait to put it to good use.

I'm so glad your mom's going to be okay.
xo

The Flying Bee said...

Yay!!! Thanks again!

Lissa said...

Okay, so yelling Homer like a home run is funny! But the poor Dr. Hoff. All I picture is that Picture of David Hasselhoff in his red underwear with the words, "merry christmas from the Hoff"

Maybe your relatives would like to use that one?

Lissa said...

somehow I missed the post on your mom! I'm so sorry ~I would've never wanted to miss that one! Makes my Hoff comment not quite so funny... :(

I hope she's made a full recovery!

So bummed I missed that one~ for real! xoxo

Jen R. said...

I must've missed you! I thought you didn't go!

Suzann @ The Olive Cottage said...

How fun! I missed the flea market this weekend. I was too busy being a party girl, bouncing around from fest to fest. Dancing, drinking, being all out obnoxious. LOL
Never scream Homer. Unless your name is Marge. LOL

littlebyrd said...

Ha! This was funny ;0

Sarah said...

Very cute! I love old letters!

LuLu & Co. said...

something about old letters are the BEST... as for old names....I have to tell you there are a few I love!
there is 1 name on your list that I named my 3rd daughter! It's one you liked!!!
xo,
LuLu

Bay said...

Once again giggling uncontrollably!!! 9 what...pounds? posts? children..no that's not right...9 more pairs of shoes till you outgrown that gorgeous closet. 9 more cake stands and your husband divorces you...9 more what? 9 more Starbucks cards??? Since I didn't win.... I never win anything ;)Can't wait to hear 9 more what and giggle some more. Thanks for brightening my day. I will be thinking about you and Homer all day.....

adrienne said...

congrats flying bee! from the "other" adrienne!

Anita said...

glad they went home with someone who loved them too...not just anyone gets Midwestern love letters, ya know?

mimi charmante said...

So, even though I didn't win, I did try one of your pumpkin spice lattes last week.
Not bad... not bad at all...
xx