Friday, December 16, 2005

Then and now

My brother sent me pictures from my parents' 50th anniversary reception, so I thought I'd share. I think I've posted the first one before.

Then
That's my parents, Charles and Margaret Coonce, with (left to right) me, Jim and Tim in front. I think it was Easter, sometime in the mid-60s. Yes, Jim's a redhead. I love Tim and Dad's matching flattops. I have blue-framed cat-eye glasses, and I was so pleased with my matching dress and coat outfit. I'm guessing Mom set my hair the night before either in pin-curls or on those prickly brush rollers (which I hated).

Now
Mom and Dad get to sit down, Tim, me and Jim stand behind. Tim and I take after Dad -- we both got gray pretty young. Jim's still a redhead, but it's somewhat thinner than before. And of course, my brothers got taller than me.

2 comments:

Julana said...

Thank you for sharing that. What story those pictures imply.
Love that hat.

beccamercy7 said...

OH! Oooooohhhhh!!! I *remember* your glasses and your dad's glasses and tha flat-tops and *everything*! How fun!! I hated those dang curlers too. I remember the blue coat,(mine was pink) but not the hat. We probably tossed our hats to play. They're a botheration. Wish we coulda been there. Love ya! ~Rebecca