Saturday, November 23, 2013

BIRTHDAY BOOK with QUOTATIONS FOR EACH DAY OF THE YEAR

My mother's mother, my grandmother, who we called Mumph, wrote birth dates, marriage dates and death dates in this book.  I inherited it when my mother died.  As an astrologer I've found it fascinating to learn the birth dates of most of my relatives. She even posted birthdates of people she knew from my father's side of the family, so this is a treasure.  Each page has a quotation on it for each day.

Today is November 23rd.  The quote for today is "I see the crescent promise of my spirit hath not set.  Ancient founts of inspiration well thro' all my fancy yet."   By Locksley Hall.

This is an old book and quite fragile. I didn't know that my father was a Capricorn, born on January 14 1917 until I got this book.   My grandmother on my father's side, an Aries born April 9, 1891.

I wonder why my grandmother wrote all these down.  Was she interested in astrology or did she just like to remember people's birth dates?  I know it is a treasure for me.

Thank you dear Mumph.  I hope that what I've written will be so much fun for my Granddaughter and Great Grandson to read. 







No comments: