Ahhhhhhhh. How cute! When my son was your brother's age he solidly refused to wear anything but athletic pants (now at 11 it is jeans and hoodies)... I only miss a handful of things about this time (what was it, mid 60s?) but kids being CHILDREN instead of mini-teens is one of them.
oh Tartlett it is the mid-fifties! Maybe 1957. Don't you love the cowboy pants. Why oh why didn't I have a pair instead of those ugly faux plaid sets?
I am having trouble leaving a comment here today. I am going to give it another try. Here goes: love the old timey picture, my sister has been holding the family pictures hostage since Mom died. I call her the picture Nazi.Ha! Your comment on my post "No Mo Eggnog" over at my place was hilarious. I think you were insinuating that over-the-top-domestic-bliss and perfectly-well-groomed-super-organized-wives-and-mothers are a myth. Ain't that the truth?The weirdest part, I almost titled that post Ho, ho, ho, Ha, ha ha.
So cute! And you look so GOOD! Like you're worried Santa's watching. :)Elizabeth Mystery Writing is Murder
Cute, cute. The early years of Peter, Paula and Mary? Or in this case, Jan, Jude and Don.HelenStraight From Hel
now these should be the type of card we send... I was convinced I was annie oakley when I was that age..
Adorable, Jan! Thanks for sharing. Happy writing to you!
Thanks everyone - gosh, I am cute aren't I - kinda sickly though! Now Denise - I WAS Annie Oakley when I was young - I'll have to dig up that photo! And Helen - don't you think my sister Jude looks like she was drinking the egg nog over at Elizabeth Bradley's site? Elizabeth S-C - I was worried - always worried. that's my strongest impression of childhood. You'd think I single handedly was in charge of the whole joint.Thanks Stacy and back at ya!
Jude!! I assume your sister does not read your blog? Or perhaps she does. Sister fight! (I know what those are since I have three sisters.)HelenStraight From Hel
Helen - yes - my dear sister reads my blog!!! And she can't help it if she started dipping into the eggnog at an early age. She sent me the picture - I think she was moving some recipe books around - looking for her eggnog recipe when this picture fell out. And for all that read this - it is WELL known in our family and extended circle that Jude is the GORGEOUS one! This picture is a rare moment of me pushing forward and Jude, slightly tipsy, didn't notice or she woulda decked me!
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