Portraits of this generation stand on the top of the grand piano, making it impossible to open the thing and get a good quality of sound out of it, not that anyone dare play in the sanctuary. Portraits of the previous generation hang on the wall in the family room. Portraits of the generation before that hang in the dining room, while portraits, just four of them, all that they had, hung in the living room, huge ovals of ancestry cluttering up what might have been a nice space. The house would have to be remodeled before another generation came, as there is no room for them. No room for gilded baby booties, either, come to think of it.


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Gone Awry over 12 years ago

Sounds kinda stuffy. I feel sorry for you! The piano needs to be cleared.

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