Inspiration Avenue Weekly Challenge
"Grandpa Charlie's Saddle"
This saddle belonged to my Grandfather
Charles Raymond Johnson. I never got to meet him, because he died in a hunting accident when my own father was only 16. The saddle was kept by my father & stored in our garage attic. When it came time to clean out my childhood home, the saddle was found, by my cousins husband, Bob. I did not know that it was still in the family. My mother had told Bob, that he could have the saddle, which we gave to him. It is proudly displayed in his office and used when he & my cousin, Velma, compete in Chuck Wagon Cook-offs. It has been completely restored, an