Throwback Thursday | 1965.

I was three. We lived in southeast Texas (note the open window!). My dad worked for Texaco and back then one of their gasoline blends was called Fire Chief. Perfect for this hat! I remembered this photo when Charlie donned his fire chief hat for the photo with my mom last month. But it wasn’t until I looked more closely that I saw the similarity in the two dads. Both with big smiles … having a ball being dads! The Think Write Thursday crew is tackling a challenging topic this week – about staying positive when everything is going wrong. … Continue reading Throwback Thursday | 1965.

Throwback Thursday | These Two.

From Thanksgiving, 1998. I found the top photo earlier this week and thought about how nice it was going to be this year to have these two together again in the kitchen (with me!) Not that there’s much cooking left to do – but I know we’ll be gathered around the counter eating snacks … and then of course cleaning up! It wasn’t until this morning, when I scanned that photo, that I realized the one below (previously shared here) was taken the same day.  These two clean up nicely don’t they? I love that we’re together for this holiday … Continue reading Throwback Thursday | These Two.