Easter Surprise

July 24th, 2014

Easter Surprise - Easter

“This was taken Easter morning in 1986.   That’s me and my little sister (14 years younger than me) I had come home from college for the weekend and must have been out the night before.  I obviously wasn’t too happy about having to wake up early for Easter festivities.   I think when my Mom took this picture, she was just happy to have her son home from college to help celebrate the holiday.  The contrast of my little sister all frou frou in her new Sunday dress and me barely dressed and sporting cheesy glasses and a sleazy mustache is just too much.”

(submitted by John)

16 Responses to “Easter Surprise”

  1. Adrienne says:

    It was the Eighties, baby!

  2. Jim says:

    I want to paint this!

  3. Renate says:

    A reenactment will not bring much without that couch and I guess the couch ended up in the garbage….

  4. Richard P says:

    You look like Joey Silvera!

  5. Terry says:

    That couch was modern in the 80′s. Prior to that they might have had one that was a solid colored avocado green or harvest gold velveteen model. After that the couch designers went crazy using the same colors but mixing them up in florals and plaids. My husband and I got married in the late 80s and we each had a plaid green and gold couch before we combined households.

    I agree with the other folks who called for a reenactment. I’d love to see the updated version!

  6. Katie says:

    Andrew, not Scout.

  7. Katie says:

    Scout, EVERYBODY had the same couch. LOL

    • janet says:

      Yep, we all know the sag in the back where the cushions were supposed to meet and the feeling that came with waking up from a nap and realizing you have been partially consumed by the couch. I miss those days.

  8. Bobbie M. says:

    This cries out for a reenactment! Now!

  9. Pat says:

    John, this has to be recreated :-)

  10. Ginger says:

    Thanks Easter Bunny!

  11. Alicia says:

    This is the greatest thing his little eyes have ever witnessed

  12. Tina says:

    I just literally laughed out loud. That is both priceless and disturbing.

  13. Andrew says:

    We had the same couch! Can’t say I ever sat on it in briefs and a bad teenage mustache…

  14. Scout C says:

    Who wouldn’t feel a little under the weather after seeing that couch, especially after a night of festivities?

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