Archive for October 2011

The Camel

I’ve been scanning more photos, and when my 7-year-old daughter dug these out of a box buried in a closet at my parents’ house, I flipped out. That’s me in the center, dressed as the camel. I was not quite four years old, and it was my pre-school’s Christmas pageant. I *loved* that camel costume. I mean LOVED it. Of all the costumes my extraordinarily talented mother ever made, this […]

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The Early Adopters

My parents recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. In anticipation of their upcoming party I am scanning many old family photos for a slideshow. I had to share this series because it cracked me up so much. Picture this: Christmas, 1971, Austin, Texas. Newlyweds invite their parents over to open Christmas presents in the small, white, frame house they’ve dubbed “the honeymoon cottage.” The young husband is a technology geek, and […]

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