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Flashback Friday — Happy birthday, Mom!

In honor of my mother, Ginger’s, birthday, we’re flashing back today to, well … the exact date isn’t important.

Mom 6

Isn’t it a fun picture?

She may weigh in with a different view. I know, for example, that that snazzy bow has a less-than-thrilling back story.

I don’t know what the occasion for this photo was, but as with so many of the old pictures we have, I love all the little details: the skirt pleats, buttons on the jacket, one sleeve of her blouse peeking below the jacket sleeve, the expression that says, “I wish I was anywhere but here”!

Join me in wishing her a fabulous day today.

Happy birthday, Mom!

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About Terri S. Vanech

Wife, mother, communications specialist, Jazzercise instructor and recently reunited adoptee. I'm living out loud -- and trying to make it all work -- in midlife. Having a sense of humor sure helps.

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6 thoughts on “Flashback Friday — Happy birthday, Mom!

  1. Gorgeous picture! Happy Birthday!

    Posted by Jackie | October 10, 2014, 7:16 pm
  2. Disheveled, discombobulated, misaligned, mismatched and unhinged. And old. Very, VERY OLD! But other than that I’m doing just fine!

    Posted by murphyslaw | October 10, 2014, 7:58 am
  3. Thanks! And all these years later I’m still disheveled! And I still have the knobby knees….only now they’re full of arthritis! (Sigh)

    Posted by murphyslaw | October 10, 2014, 7:31 am

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