My siblings and I are the 3rd generation in our family to be born in Los Angeles. Most of us added a 4th generation, and then diaspora. One brother and his grown children are still in the metropolitan area, the others not so much.
After my daughters fled far and wide (was it me?) I too left. But the internet keeps us close. I have mentioned before that I wanted to share my miniatures hobby with my family. I did this old school, email. When I created something I wanted to share, I prepared an email with in-process photos and added my dolls for fun. These emails were always signed, “The Fruity Girls and Me.”
The sharing did not go just one way. It was a collaboration. Sometimes I would ask for suggestions as when I was looking for a name for the cottage. My daughter offered “Peachstone” to reflect the color and the stonework.Continue reading “Collaboration”