Here is my entry into Susan (Cyrus') CJ - her topic is pockets and things we've been carrying around with us for many years…her journal is totally ingenious - a series of envelopes stuck together - I loved it!<br><br>Journaling (which is inside the envelope and pulls out with the ribbon) reads:<br>Tonya and I met when we were 13 and instantly became best friends. We shared a love of the kooky and crazy. We did everything together including mutual crushes on identical twin boys who later became thugs and unattractive ones at that. What better way to memorialize an undying friendship – one we were sure would culminate in side by side houses and children that would grow to best friends as well. A miniature time capsule was our impromptu solution. A collection of mismatched items – beads, movie stubs, high school football game tickets…all neatly contained in the discarded container of a candy we shared a love of. Even, (ewwww, I can’t believe I’m admitting this) a perfume tester filled with Tonya’s spit (as she has one of mine)…the chicken’s way of cementing our bond as “blood brothers” or, more accurately, “spit sisters.” I’ve no idea of the origin of most of the items in the tube but that in no way lessens the sentiment. I used to keep it safely stored in my jewelry box and on those rare occasions that I would open the box, the capsule always made me smile. I’ve since moved it to the medicine chest where I see it much more often. I believe our capsules were “planted” in the summer of ’89 making it dangerously close to 15 years old now – its existence has spanned over half of my lifetime now. Tonya and I are still great friends. Our side by side houses haven’t panned out but her first child is due just 17 days after my second. I don’t know if she still has her time capsule or not – I prefer not to know. I’ll just assume that she does.So Susan, I bestow upon you a bead…a token of a lifelong friendship…please take care of it – it may be a worthless hunk of plastic to most but it’s so much more to me.<p>TFL! Oops - almost forgot that the idea to use the MM rub-ons on the microscope slide came from an awesome layout onemauimomma poasted a few days ago!