MY FATHERS DESK
As a nice memory I copied my fathers desk where he always worked.
|The picture on the left
shows the miniature desk; the picture on the right was his full size
My mother’s picture hangs on the wall.
The pictures beneath are from the
Our dear friend Jean Damery made the desk, the chair,the lamp and the working letter scales .
He did a tremendous job. You can hardly see what is miniature and what is full size.
After that I made the accessories.
My sister-in-law made the little statue for one of his birthdays, our children
made the two little penholders for him.
|The little notes with our
telephone numbers and the shopping lists.
And a letter for the bank waiting to be posted.
His mother of pearl pocket knife which I admired so much when I was a child. He always opened his mail with it.
|In a desk drawer are his
In the red notebook he made his last notes in hospital.
In the yellow envelope are his last wishes for his children
|My father wrote a lot
during his life.
Sitting at his desk, making notes and preparing the lessons for the next day. On the box is his handwriting.
In this box I keep the desk.
The front and sides can be opened.
Then the wall behind the desk with the photos can be seen.