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Raindrops and a half-eaten riceball | Who the hell is Mitchi?!
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I am happy

Posted 11-23-2009 at 02:45 PM by Mitchi
Something awesome has happened: My mom has finally agreed to give my my dad's collection of Japanese dolls <3

I've been asking for these dolls for five or six years now, and every time she's given me some random excuse, like that I won't take care of them (I'm 22 years old, thank you very much. I think I know how to take care of delicate display pieces), or that they'll get messed up, or some weird crap like her not wanting me to display them (she keeps them in a box in the closet).

This latest excuse, however, involved something about eBay.

I absolutely refuse to let her sell my dad's dolls. Those were a gift from his Aunt, and he would have let me have them If I asked him, seeing as how I collect dolls and am learning how to make them.

There's only two things I inherited from my dad: A silver cross pendant that I have my husband wear, and my dad's favorite pocket knife. Neither of those have any value that isn't sentimental (I asked for them specifically because of the memories) and because my dad never had a Last Will and Testament, all his stuff belongs to my mother, except for the few things that she gave me and my brother.

But now, the dolls are mine. I've loved them ever since I was a little girl, and while I know she doesn't give a crap about things that my dad loved, I DO, and I know he damn well wouldn't have wanted her to sell them on freaking eBay.

I'll be posting them once I get them out of the closet (when I move next month. There's no where else for me to put them right now).

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  1. 7hatGuy's Avatar
    Epic! Congrats, it's always nice to have sentimental item, and apparently one very important, from a family member

    Sorry to hear that your dad died though, even though I just found out o_O;;
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 02:52 PM by 7hatGuy 7hatGuy is offline
  2. Johnnywup's Avatar
    oh thats cool. I'm glad you got them, you deserve them. Sorry about your dad, didn't know :|
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 04:11 PM by Johnnywup Johnnywup is offline
  3. SOC's Avatar
    Congrats on the dolls! I can't wait to see them~
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 05:47 PM by SOC SOC is offline
  4. PedroRomero's Avatar
    are they like the children's day dolls? or am i thinking of something completely different?

    anyway i can tell you're really happy to get them. congrats!
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 06:57 PM by PedroRomero PedroRomero is offline
  5. Mitchi's Avatar

    I dunno if they are or not.

    Anyways, I took one out and took a picture...She's falling off her base x_x I'll never know WHY my dad replaced the original bases for them. I guess he never wanted them to get sold lulz.

    Too bad for my mom that not having the original base severely drops the value on these. I've seen mint condition ones go for $160.
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 07:17 PM by Mitchi Mitchi is offline
  6. PedroRomero's Avatar
    she's very beautiful
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 07:44 PM by PedroRomero PedroRomero is offline
  7. 7hatGuy's Avatar
    Very nice. I'm sure the whole set looks great together
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 07:56 PM by 7hatGuy 7hatGuy is offline
  8. Mitchi's Avatar
    Thanks guys

    And they all look wonderful together, even the one boy doll (I have a little boy in samurai armor lol).
    Posted 11-23-2009 at 08:31 PM by Mitchi Mitchi is offline
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