• A Teacup for Mother

    I remember the old neighbourhood hardware store.  The floors creaked as I followed my dad around.  The musty corners beckoned me with their variety of goods to explore.  Each aisle contained a new adventure with a mixture of housewares and tools and gardening supplies stacked haphazardly on the shelves.  I checked out various items as I waited for my father to finish his errand.  I enjoyed being able to explore all the interesting knickknacks on this lovely Saturday morning.   As I roamed through the various areas of the store I came across the most beautiful teacups.  There were five cup and saucer sets, each with their own unique floral…