07 February 2010

Listen....click, click, click

Can you hear the music? She is swirling, dancing away.

If you click on the video above you can listen to Charo play the perfect piece for this doll. I don't know how many of you remember Charo she has been around since I was a young teenager. Back when hubby and I went on our honeymoon Charo was on the cruise so we got to meet her in person, and watch her perform. She is an excellent guitar player, so if you click on it you can imagine my doll spinning and dancing away.
So why do I have the doll here? When I was a child this doll who came from Spain always sat on my Tante's bed. It was always fun to visit her as she spoke English since she was married to a Scottish man. So during visits she always let me look at the Spanish doll. Oh how I loved that doll. So when it was time to come back to the states she gave it to me. Now it sits with a lot of my other dolls from around the world. Yet it holds a special place in my heart as this aunt has been gone for many, many years, but it reminds me of the special times that were spent with her.


Kathy said...

She's beautiful...and beautiful memories as well.
You are fortunate to have her!
Happy month of LOVE,
xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

comfrey cottages said...

charo was always so adorable ulrike:) and this doll is magnificent! what memories she holds for you:) beautiful story hon:) hugs

Marilyn said...

What a wonderful memory of a beloved Aunt. The doll is lovely!!

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Ulrike, your doll is just beautiful, and what precious memories she holds for you! I adore Charo! She is so cute and so talented! Coochie coochie! xoxo Julie Marie

Madelief said...

Hi Ulrike,

What a beautiful story behind your doll. When I was a girl I used to collect dolls from all different countries as well! My grandparents always took one with them for me from their far jouneys. Your doll is very pretty!

Happy day!

Lieve groet, Madelief

Anja said...

What a lovely doll! And the memory of your Aunt does the doll living - and yes! I belive that she dances when you are asleep.../Anja

Mary said...

I love your name and as you said, it's Unique....just like U!!!!!

I do remember Charo, she was always fun and I love her rolling accent. How kind that your aunt gave you the sweet doll, know you must treasure the memories that came with it Ulrike.

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