The Mad Hatters

August 3rd, 2012

The Mad Hatters - Siblings

Just because we agree to wear it doesn’t mean we’re going to be happy about it.

(submitted by Mariann in Hungary)

11 Responses to “The Mad Hatters”

  1. Simon says:

    Oh dear. They do NOT look happy.

  2. elizabeth says:

    Wonder how many M & M’s they had to use to bribe them just to put the darned caps on!

    PS… when I was 7-8(in the early ’60′s) we went to a family friend’s wedding at a Cath. church. At the time, females had to wear head coverings; at church. But at the reception, my mom still made me wear it our of respect even tho we weren’t Catholic The hat in question was “UG-LEE” &didn’t fit right. I HATED it. But what I hated more than looking like a dork, was that other kids thought it was dorky too….as in 3-4″why are you wearing that funny looking hat?” questions. I recall convienently forgetting it, then losing it.; but my mom kept at it. No therapy required tho! LOL! I think it’s true that in many cases, kids DO know when they are sticking out; what fits in, what doesn’t. They don’t know the bigger picture, but by 7-8 they know what ISN’T cool.

  3. JanG says:

    Bless their hearts… they knew without doubt that this photo was to adorn the walls of their home forever and a day.

    With the child on the right, what happened with his haircut? It looks like it was only half done.

    Awkward in *so* many ways

  4. Nana Lee says:

    “Mad Hatters” made me laugh so hard… I snorted….

  5. Root 66 says:

    “American Gothic”…the early years!

  6. HagensborgViking says:

    I get the same look from my dog when I dress her up for Halloween!

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