Gerald was a master carpenter, his wife Mildred produced intricate embroidery. For sixty years they worked side by side in their workshop, creating works of art to order.
When their once strong and nimble fingers weakened it was time to retire, but not before they made something special for themselves. And so it was, they crafted two each of their most elaborate pieces ever. Soon after they passed away, within days of each other.
Two magnificent oak coffins, each bearing a beautiful silk blanket sat side by side in the chapel. Little Molly stood between them, lifted a violin to her shoulder and softly played her grandparent’s favourite song…
If I were a carpenter…
Thanks to Rochelle for hosting and also providing this week’s picture.