Sunday, June 21, 2015

Four Generations for Father's Day

So i found this four generations photo in the back of one of the photo albums.  I had to send a note to Arta to confirm who the fourth person in the photo was (I suspected, but wasn't sure):

Me (the crying one)
My Mom Arta
My Granddad Doral
My Great-granddad Will

Am very grateful for the many dads, moms, aunts, uncles, caretakers in my life.  



6 comments:

  1. I'm speechless.
    Thank you for sharing that treasured moment.

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  2. The only person I didn't recognize in the picture was me. Then I looked closely and could remember that I used to have a housecoat that looked like the one the woman in the photo is wearing.

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  3. One more thing ... my dad looks awfully young in that picture. As well, the photo, faded as it is, still captures the blue of his eyes.

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  4. How old is baby Rebecca there I wonder. Her mother looks so rested. How did you manage to cover up the sleep deprivation? How did you sleep with those curlers in your hair? Is that a rise on the left in the background?

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  5. I studied the setting of the picture to figure out where it was taken. I think my mother's buffet is behind us and there is a tapestry on the wall.

    I remember the day. Grand-dad was leaving to go somewhere and I was just a day out of the hospital and heading north to Edmonton. I asked Doral and Grand-dad to wait just a minute so that I could have a four generation picture.

    So there I am: curlers, a housecoat, a crying baby. Not the usual posed picture. Yes, we slept in the curlers. Beauty was everything in those days.

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  6. I just love it. Am I as beautiful as you Arta? I know I must be, but I have a hard time believing it. Oh those happy, happy (and sleep deprived) first days with a new baby. Joy for everyone even if the baby is crying.

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