7 Things Found in My Grandmother’s House

My grandma’s house is full of treasures, wonders, and oddities. A large part of my aesthetic sense came from her, which is why my friends often find bizarre what I’d call cute. Her house is a good place to write: I can glance up and see ten to twenty strange or interesting things at any moment, from any place in the house.

1. Monkey man with cymbals

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His face suggests that he knows more than he lets on.

2. A rainbow-winged wooden pegasus

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One of a hundred unicorns and pegasi to be found around the house.

3. A glass bowl of babies

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I don’t have a comment for this one. They speak for themselves.

4. A trip of mushroom friends

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They’re either witches or in a band, or both.

5. A Green Man hanging on the wall

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As far as I know, no one in my family is wiccan.

6. A copy of the Tao Te Ching

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Found next to a figure of a reclining laughing buddha.

7. A tiny model of a flintlock pistol

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Found very near the monkey man. Coincidence?


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