Mary Crist

Smile for the Camera, 16th Edition

The prompt for this edition of Smile for the Camera is “Bling, ancestor Bling.” I have chosen a picture of my paternal grandmother wearing her signature pearls. She is wearing that pearl necklace in nearly every photo I have of her. Sadly, I don’t know what became of it. However, I do have a birthstone ring of hers that my father had given me when I was a teenager. Her