Of Things That Are Gone

Daily Prompt: The Language of Things

You have to write a message to someone dear to you, telling that person how much he/she means to you. However — instead of words, you can only use 5-10 objects to convey your emotions. Which objects do you choose, and what do they mean?

You taught me how to make hairpin lace

I remember you baking homemade cookies. Filling empty coffee cans and sending them to the servicemen.

After I left home, you still boxed up wonderful things and sent them to me a couple of times a year.

Although it was a lot of work, there was always some food put away.