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Saturday Snapshot

February 12, 2011

This picture was taken by my uncle in August of 1954.  Shortly after my parents were married, my father was deployed for close to a year.  My grandmother insisted that my mother come home while he was gone.  This picture was taken at my grandmother’s house when he returned.

Saturday Snapshot is hosted by Alyce of At Home With Books.  It’s easy to participate – just post a picture that was taken by you, a friend, or a family member and add your link on Alyce’s site.

34 Comments leave one →
  1. Gwen permalink
    February 12, 2011 12:18 pm

    I get such a kick out of seeing old photos…This is beautiful.

  2. February 12, 2011 12:21 pm

    I love pictures like these. You can truly see how happy they were.

  3. February 12, 2011 12:23 pm

    I love this picture. It takes me back to 1954. Perfect.

  4. February 12, 2011 12:44 pm

    Love it!

  5. February 12, 2011 12:47 pm

    They look so happy!

  6. February 12, 2011 12:53 pm

    This is a beautiful photo, Kathy! 🙂 🙂

  7. February 12, 2011 12:56 pm

    I love your old photos. They look very happy!

    Here’s my snapshot:

  8. February 12, 2011 1:00 pm

    Another glimpse of the past. You can tell this was a happy occasion.

    I’m enjoying your old photos.

  9. February 12, 2011 1:08 pm

    What a beautiful couple! So what do you think her waist was , 21 inches, less? My mom was the same – don’t know how they did it!

  10. February 12, 2011 1:59 pm

    Beautiful photo, Kathy! I don’t know which one of them looks happier…
    Thank you for sharing this.

  11. February 12, 2011 2:24 pm

    I am in the process of finding old pictures and its bittersweet to see our parents so young. I see a strong resemblence to your mom.

  12. Beth Hoffman permalink
    February 12, 2011 2:30 pm

    Oh, how I love that you’re sharing these photos with us! This one is as wonderful as the others … it’s a treasure. Thank you, Kathy!

  13. February 12, 2011 2:52 pm

    I love these old photos you share!

  14. February 12, 2011 2:54 pm

    I love photos like that…a reminder of our family’s past.

  15. February 12, 2011 3:02 pm

    Absolutely priceless and her suit is stunning.

  16. February 12, 2011 4:02 pm

    Love it!

  17. February 12, 2011 4:13 pm

    You and your mom have similar smiles — very nice photo.

  18. February 12, 2011 4:45 pm

    Lovely photo, and love her suit.

  19. February 12, 2011 5:48 pm

    I always love looking at old photos. Your mother looked so

  20. February 12, 2011 5:52 pm

    Great photo! And I love your mom’s style. So classy.

  21. February 12, 2011 6:14 pm

    Kathy you are your mother’s daughter, no ifs buts … you are the splitting image of your mom. I see class runs in the blood line.

  22. February 12, 2011 8:01 pm

    I absolutely adore your photos, but you know that. My grandparents had a similar story of getting married and then my grandfather going overseas. How strange it must have been to be newlyweds and then have to separate for so long. I always think about how strong they were 🙂 Your parents are lovely.

  23. February 12, 2011 8:28 pm

    I wish I could pull off a dress like that…. your mom looks great! Love the old pics!

  24. February 12, 2011 8:34 pm

    Great photo! I enjoy seeing your family. It allows me to better understand/know you!

  25. February 12, 2011 9:26 pm

    Oh, I love the old photos! They make me think of looking through my parents’ old photo albums, and remind me of another time.

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  26. February 12, 2011 9:49 pm

    old photos are the absolute best! how gorgeous your parents are!

  27. February 12, 2011 10:34 pm

    I just love these old photos! Such history, emotion and nostalgia 🙂

  28. February 13, 2011 5:11 am

    So beautiful!

  29. kaye permalink
    February 13, 2011 2:18 pm

    Fantastic pic!

  30. February 13, 2011 3:51 pm

    I love how formal she is dressed…what a gorgeous and wonderful picture!

  31. February 13, 2011 8:17 pm

    I continue to love all these photos. I do think we lack that sense of style that all women had back then. It is sad really. I’m such a schlub!

  32. February 14, 2011 11:06 am

    I love these old photos you’ve been sharing. They are treasures.

  33. February 14, 2011 1:02 pm

    What a great figure on your mom! 🙂

  34. February 18, 2011 2:02 pm

    Such a beautiful couple!

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