Tender buttons…

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Nothing quite as soothing as sorting the button collection:

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I recall being fascinated by my great aunt Helga’s button jar.  It was always a special treat to dig through it.  With the smell of strong coffee and freshly baked cinnamon buns in the air.  I’d give anything to have a look through that jar now.

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What is the use of a violent kind of delightfulness if there is no pleasure in not getting tired of it.

– Gertrude Stein, TENDER BUTTONS

 

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