Handmade baby blanket with a large hold in it. Photo by Ellie Jacobson.
Photo by Ellie Jacobson

The 50-year-old Baby Blanket

September Six Word Photo Story Challenge: “Comfort”

My mother’s mother made this baby blanket nearly 50 years ago. The birth of a granddaughter is normally a joyful experience. But my birth was not greeted with open arms by all of my mother’s family members, at least not at the start.



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Ellie Jacobson

Editor at Flash Fiction Magazine & Intrepidus Ink | Flint & Steel editor | MFA candidate working on first novel | mom to 2 kitties, 2 teenage sons & many cats