Stretch Bracelets

When we were at the Straw Market in Nassau in December, my husband and I bought our daughter a bracelet.  It was inexpensive, strung on elastic thread, but pretty and in colors she likes.  I wore it the rest of the day so I wouldn’t lose it.  And maybe a little because I liked it.

We gave it to her when we got home.  The very first time she tried to slide it over her hand it broke.  Luckily, she had already memorized the bead pattern (she’s funny like that), so she wrote it down and stuck it in a paper cup with the beads.  I promised I’d fix it – I just didn’t say when.  Apparently a couple of months was the right amount of time to wait…

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