Jessie Bradley's Profile
I have always loved old things, their stories and their style. I come from a long line of collectors. My family has always collected: photos, yarn, antique furniture, bottles, baskets, dishes. "Junk" was my hobby as a child.
My Granny called it "rambling" when I would look through the things in her cabinets and storage buildings all day long. Sometimes I would ask for things to take home. Mostly I just liked looking.
Some of my favorite things in Granny's house were left by my Aunt Leavern nine years before I was born. Granny kept Leavern's things long after Leavern died in a carwreck at age 29.
Leavern had beautiful things: clothes, jewelry, bags, 45s. Some things she had bought and others she had made herself. She was an artist; the kind of family member I have always wanted to know!
When Granny died at an old age after a long life,…
- Born on June 5
- Joined April 29, 2008