Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wistful Wednesday: 1952

I have just a few photos of me with my paternal grandparents. 

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Grandpa Y, me and Grandma Y

Grandma Y and me 1952

Grandma Y and me.

I was a bit of a chunk..or is that just the look of a healthy baby?  I wonder what the occasion was?  It was the summer of 1952..I would be one year old in the Fall.  I am pretty sure this photo was taken at my Grandparents farm..there was a bunch of bushes most likely some Lilacs half way up the hill to the house that was a stopping off place for a photograph.  I think someone else took the photo..it is a different size photograph than the ones my Mother took with her little Brownie Camera.

Grandma’s favorite flower was a Hollyhock..either that or it became her favorite after it grew effortlessly near her house:)

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12 comments:

  1. Oh how adorable! Stopping by via Muddy Boots Dreams, I'm also past the big 50!

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  2. My grandmother's favorite flower were Hollyhocks too! Did you ever make dolls out of the flowers?

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  3. There was a love of Hollyhocks in that generation...and still is. I guess one plus was the seeds were easy to share and they did reseed themselves.

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  4. This is my first year to plant Hollyhocks....and would you believe, here in Texas, they are already about 3 inches tall. I love hollyhocks!

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  5. What a chuck indeed! And a sour face as well, Far Side. You make me smile at the pretty hollyhock, reminding me that summer will bring them back around here, too. I love them as well.

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  6. In those days that was a healthy happy baby! What is with Grandpa's and their crazy hair? LOL I have a few of my Grandad and he has this amazingly wild hair, but then I think when they were taken was probably the dust bowl days where the wind never quit in SD. Love the hollyhocks, they were the first flowers I planted at my new house...then I couldn't get rid of them!

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  7. I made dolls from hollyhocks when I was a child.

    I am enjoying your old photos.

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  8. Oh you are adorable.....those cheeks......great pictures once again, Francine.

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  9. Grandma is looking at you like she's not too sure about you:)

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  10. It's always fun seeing those old pictures. I love hollyhocks too and planted some 2 years ago. I used to make dolls out of them when I was a kid. Maybe I'll have to make a doll this summer.

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  11. Oh...1952, it was a very good year! Heeehehehee!!!

    Both your pics and chubby cheeks are precious.

    God bless and have a great day! :o)

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  12. It must bring back a lot of good memories when you do these posts. You probably find that it reminds you of other things as well...things not in the picture.

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