One of my most cherished pieces of furniture then was this very simple study table that I personally picked out on the way to our new home. Many a night and day did I spend writing down my thoughts to paper on that sturdy desk -- whether school-related or otherwise. It held my precious diary under lock and key. It even housed my then insignificant, but already growing, book collection.
But the thing I loved most about it was the glass display case at the top where I could place my collection of figurines. Oh how I loved those small figures. Porcelein, glass, resin, clay -- I loved them all. And my relatives and friends knew me all too well that presents of these were what made my birthdays and any memorable celebrations bright.
Fast forward to the present and I find that these little figures I could no longer keep and bring with me to Singapore. And so bit by bit, I parted ways with them, giving them to a tita who I knew would take loving care of them as much as I had. A few very precious pieces I did keep, though.
However, old habits are extremely hard to break. And more often than not, I find that I still sometimes commemorate very special and important life events with a figurine or 2.
So when the Little One was born recently, I commemorated her birth with this...
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