Monday, November 15, 2010

Next stop....53

In honor of my birthday, here's an ancient historical photo from the last century. That's me and my parents getting off a train in 1961 or so; I'm not sure where. I was a big is carrying me and my mom has his briefcase. A cigarette is dangling from his mouth. Oddly this is probably the only picture I have of the three of us together; most of my childhood photos, and there were never many of them, disappeared after my parents divorced in one of our many moves. They split when I was 9 or 10, and we never stayed in one apartment or house more than three years and usually much less; my father lived in six different states over the next ten years. This photo was probably taken by my grandmother.

Happy birthday me!


  1. Thanks tn! And thanks for stopping by.

  2. And of course, a very happy birthday Ian.

  3. happy birthday ish. i'm sorry to hear that you have unfortunate memories on your birthday, but if i know you, you'll have a good day.

  4. Hey freebones, thanks. I actually didn't mean it to come across that way at all...I was just trying to put the photo in context.

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