Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Goodbye Spongebob

When we moved into our current house almost a decade ago I let one wall of our living room turn into a drawing wall. The kids were free to cover it in scribbles. At the time it was fun.

Now with a move looming I'm now having to clean all the marker and crayon residue off the walls so we can paint and it's a much sadder process then I thought it would be.

One of my most favourite works of art was on that wall. Here it is:

Catherine did it when she was 5 or 6.

I nearly cried as I scrubbed Spongebob off the wall.


molytail said...

awww - I kinda know what you mean...we'd only been in our old place for 4 years, but there was still a lot of "stuff" ....attachments, memories...the height marks on the kitchen wall, the permanent mud bog in the backyard from the kids with the hose every summer, things that

You got a picture of spongebob - frame it. ;-)

Lynn said...

re: "You got a picture of spongebob - frame it."

I was thinking the same thing :)

That said, it is such a cute drawing. I think I would have cried, too.