Blanket contributed by Constance Askew to Blanket Stories: Transportation Object, Generous Ones, Trek

Blanket contributed by Constance Askew

229
Constance Askew
Portland, OR
Tags
Childhood, Sickness and health

I got this blanket in junior high, around the same time that I developed a vexing, arbitrary, dimpled rash that would appear in various places on my body. Quite the mystery—until the morning that I woke up with the rose pattern splashed across one half of my face.

So long, friend …