When I first saw this prompt asking 'How did you break it' the first thing I automatically thought of was my mom's duck.
When I was younger my grandma, mom, aunts, babysitter, everyone I knew painted ceramics. Mostly it was holiday items. Pumpkins and ghosts for Halloween. The tree with the colorful pegs for Christmas. You name it they painted it. I loved being able to do something with my mom and was forced to do projects like this for 4-H. So I got sucked in. I had painted a cute pink butterfly with purple wings. One of my favorites. I think it might have been a napkin holder because I remember it having a ring type thing on the back.
Anyway, mom had painted a beautiful mallard duck. Like the one you see here on the left. It was her pride and joy....I guess. Because one day I made the mistake of accidentally knocking it off of the shelf she had it displayed on. I felt horrible. The wing broke right off. I was scared to death. Mom was beyond mad. How could I break her duck. Why couldn't I be more careful. How would I feel if she broke my prized butterfly.
"NOOOOOO, not my butterfly! I didn't mean to break your duck!!!!!"
Oh, the horror. It was a terrible day over 20 years ago, and I still
* * Update: Since you all want to know....No she did not break my butterfly. She really wanted to but didn't. I don't even know if she still has the duck. * *
1.) My animals are making me nuts.
(inspired by Jody from Take Me As I Am).
2.) List the 5 best things about the first day of school.
(inspired by Lane from Sneaky Daddy).
3.) Tell us about your crush.
(inspired by Lisa from Just Lisa, No Filler)
4.) How did you break it?
(inspired by Brandy from Not Your Average Soccer Mom)
5.) Show us a favorite summer craft.
(inspired by Kristin from The Way It Is)