Create A Family Heirloom

This is the corner of the tablecloth where Grandfather Samuel sat and told us his stories. There is the stain from his coffee cup just above the half moon embroidery. We can still see the imprint of his large palm that rested on the table while the other turned the gilded pages of his worn Bible. He told stories about working in the fields and he whittled wood into buttons and replaced broken ones on his tattered overcoat. Now, his favorite “pickin’ cotton” picture hangs in the living room and we tell all the kids his story

Let Your Family’s Tablecloth Speak

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