Salvaged Memoirs: Crystal Vase

I introduced the Salvaged Memoirs series here, a mid-week story break about the imagined past owners of the items I buy while thrifting at op shops. This week a crystal vase….. $25. Crystal Vase. Opshop. Balmoral, Auckland. NZ For a moment time stopped and Maureen stood in the glorious bouquet her freshly cut Roses so…

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On the drive home from a lovely day trip with my Ma to Mount Maunganui we hurtled through the first descent of dark, with a sliver of a moon heralding our way. It had been a beaut of a day full of drives through autumns glory, treasure hunting in op shops, afternoon tea in a…