Thursday, December 19, 2019
Home-keeping hearts are happiest
Today I'm sharing this recently discovered vintage Christmas card. I'm thinking it's probably from the late 1950s or possibly the very early 1960s. My mother was greatly enamored of the Brownie line of cards from Rust Craft, which often featured little angels like these. (Not necessarily biblical as to what the Bible tells us of angels, but then we do not know it all by any means.) I have found more Brownie cards in my mother's stash than maybe even the Rust Craft archives would have. Likely a bit of an exaggeration, but there are many. This one is particularly adorable, and I like the saying.
I was curious about the quote from Longfellow, so looked it up. It's from a poem of his titled Song. The entire line actually says,