Sunday, March 31, 2013

"Vintage" Me at Easter!

I know these photos won't be of much interest to most of you,
 
but I wanted to post and comment on them for my girls and boys...
 
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~ My first Easter, 1958.
I guess my Dad is taking the picture, as there is my Mom's
hand, getting ready to catch me if I fall!
(Which she would continue to do for a lot of years!) ~
We still have Uncle Harry's little rocking chair that I'm sitting in,
even though it was in the fire...
Restored by daughter Mandy and her boyfriend Jim ~
(Thank you again! ♥)

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Daddy and me, Easter, 1959.

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With Queenie, Daddy's English Setter ~

"Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth" ~

at our farm, 1960.


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At Grandma and Grandpa Launius's in Essex, Missouri ~ 1960.

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My favorite Easter picture with my Mom, 1961.

I still have this basket!

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With Daddy at Grandma and Grandpa Launius's, 1961.

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Oops! I don't think anyone said "Say cheese" for this photo!

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At our house in Bloomfield (1961) with my favorite person

in the entire world ~

(my other Grandparents would understand)

 Grandma Collier.

I'm sure the picture was taken by my sweet Mom,

as she was known for "cutting off heads"! :^)

Look at that cool (and I do mean cool, in winter...sticky in summer)

1950s gray vinyl couch!

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 There I am with the Easter Bunny spoils!

I am just now noticing that the basket's handle must have always been wonky...

I thought that had happened with age!

(Thank you for looking at these, even if you are not one of my children!)



Love,

Mom
 
 
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9 comments:

  1. I love all these pictures so much! Thanks for sharing them! I hope you had a great Easter ;o) (The gray vinyl couch made me laugh! LOL!)

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  2. great shots all -- enjoyed the hop through Easter memory lane. and we had a vinyl armchair like yours but in a light color. hadn't thought of it until I read your description. with that type of upholstery, it is probably still in use somewhere :)

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  3. Such wonderful memories of Easter, Anne, and you were such a cutie! Some of my happiest childhood memories are also from Easter. I still miss my mom's Easter baskets she made me, as I got to the teens, less and less candy and more perfume, bath items, makeup, but always some milk chocolate eggs, a package of yellow chick Peeps, a bag of all black jelly beans, and a chocolate bunny on top. xo

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  4. Those of us of a 'certain age' are transported back in time by those photos!

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  5. I love looking at vintage pictures. You were a cute little girl.
    JB

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  6. Awwwwwwwwww, these are beyond precios.

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  7. Your so fortunate to have such adorable photo's....I love seeing childhood photo's. It is funny to have people look at our photo's and refer to them as vintage. :)

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  9. These are priceless, dear fiend!
    Thank you for sharing your sweet memories...
    xoxo

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