Meaning Over Time

This is a picture of my grandma holding my oldest brother, Luke.  She died when my mother was pregnant with me, so this picture serves as my memory of her.

The meaning of this picture has changed over time.  Once a casual snapshot, it is now a totem, tying me to a grandmother I never knew.

I take snapshots without thinking of what those pictures might mean to my kids.  Will any of them serve to connect the past with the present?  Will my future grandchildren look at them to get to know their parents or me better?


About Beth

Wife, mother of 2, worker bee - striving to balance roles and continually learn
This entry was posted in Nostalgia and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s