03 January 2007

18 sometimes, mindlessly flipping through family photo albums, you unexpectedly happen upon thoroughly forgotten magical things

shocking how very little a pair of people
can change in the course of twenty years.







18 comments:

Linda said...

You are too cute in your ginormous sunglasses. Then and now.

oline said...

i think it was wise to keep the big glasses whilst forgoing the teddy bear tee.

nick said...

dammit - i was so going to get you a teddy bear tee for your birthday. this post = me @ square one

Meggie said...

You've got awhile to think... It's not until May 29th.

oline said...

i'm sorry to be such a difficult person to buy for. it's surprisingly terribly difficult to find things that aren't umbrellas, birds, or teddy bear tees.

Meggie said...

Umm... How about tapered leg jeans and weird blue and white terry cloth shirts?

oline said...

don't go there, girl. partner and i spent 5 years there and we're not going back!

Meggie said...

Isn't it scary when we think back to all the weirdness we wore back then?

*sighs* Keep me in your thoughts/prayers. He's meeting the parents tomorrow.

oline said...

every time the GAP tries to bring back the tapered leg jean- as though it's some great nostalgia piece and not a nightmare we'd all like to forget- can barely bring myself to look at the billboards.

you are and all will be well.

Bombsy said...

i love the cupcake's propensity to vamp even as a wee tot. so cute!

Linda said...

she'll definitely have little vamping children. Christmas card pictures will be a sea of fashionable hats and oversized sunglasses.

oline said...

hmmm. i don't know about this public musing on my possible future vamping children. however, if such little people were to come into existence at some far off point, it is clearly a genetic legacy that HUGE sunglasses would be the only fashionable concession in a childhood defined by atrocious hair, frightful teddy bear tees, straight-legged pleated pants, and neon headbands. just as the kiddears will wear spangly hats, tye-dyed shirts and high-waisted bermudas.

Bombsy said...

the olittles will also be VERY well read.

Linda said...

on historical fiction, no less.

Bombsy said...

ooh lots of historical fiction! but none of that "forever amber" business.

oline said...

i think forever amber qualifies more as "hysterical fiction," which young people are, of course, not allowed to read!

Linda said...

that, caro, was a dad joke.

oline said...

'twas indeed. and your response, lindear, had perfect mom inflection.