Friday, April 14, 2017

Way Before Their Time

I have seen countless (too many, actually) pictures of people's feet on the beach posted on social media.  I guess that is why I laughed when I saw this picture.  It is a picture of my dad and my aunt in the water at a beach in Delaware in the 1950s.  And, yes, those are feet in the bottom of the photo.  The feet belong to my grandparents.  I'm guessing my grandmother was trying to get a cute photo of her children frolicking in the water during a family beach outing and including the feet was just an accident.  Maybe the sun was in her eyes and she didn't notice.  Whatever it was, it makes for a great glimpse into the past from the perspective of my grandparents.

I wonder what their reaction was when they first saw this photo.  Maybe they laughed just like me.


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