When I first heard this song by Miranda Lambert, The House that Built Me, I was driving down the road. And it was just one of those things....I became overcome with emotion. It was if she had read my thoughts about what I think of when I think of home.
My first thought was what I knew it as my Grandmother's home, though it was actually my Great grandparents home. Many families, children and grandchildren passed through its doors. In my family it is referred to as "the Collinsville House".
It's where so many members of my family (cousins, aunts, uncles, greats) have special memories that derived from that home.
I sent the song link below to my family members and asked if they would Please listen to the words of the song. But I also thought I would share it with you. It's a song that I think many can relate to, but in particular those who are raised in the south and have such a sentimentality to our roots and where "we came from". I know you will all relate to it too for your own special reason.
I also included 2 links to my blog with stories from the quilt walk. I think you may have seen it, but if not....
I'd love to hear about your "roots", share in the comments if you are so inclined.
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