Mountain High

October 5th, 2010

“We drove to the top of Mt. Washington this summer. We thought it was the greatest experience of a lifetime. Our kids wanted nothing to do with it.”

Submitted by Tara • October 5th, 2010 • 2 Comments »

The Natural

October 5th, 2010

“This is my father as tourist in 1977 Hawaii. He wore this completely unironically. Unmatching plaid shirt & shorts. Tall socks & sandals. Camera. And yeah, that’s a Budweiser hat.”

Submitted by Janet • October 5th, 2010 • 1 Comment »

The Young Man and The Sea

October 5th, 2010

“I’m the oldest of four children. Three of us are posing happily together in the middle of the picture taken on a whale-watching expedition out of Bar Harbor, Maine. The kid in the red raincoat in front, strategically positioned by the trash can, is my brother who got seasick. Having all been raised under the “cowboy up, princess” philosophy espoused by my dad (the photographer here), none of us were particularly sympathetic to his suffering.”

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Hangin’ Loose

October 5th, 2010

“My Grandma took me to one of the most beautiful place on Earth during one of my most awkward moments in life. As if the bad hair and cockeyed enormous glasses weren’t enough, my Great-Aunt decided we should dress in ‘authentic’ mu-mu’s for our dinner cruise. Everyone else was smart enough to pass on the offer. Oh, and the guy signing to hang loose….though we only knew each other for the 30 seconds it took to take this picture, I would love him for long after.”

Submitted by Dalee • October 5th, 2010 • 6 Comments »


October 5th, 2010

“On one of our “educational” vacations, we visited an historical vessel in a city I can’t recall. We were thrilled.”

Submitted by Elissa • October 5th, 2010 • 3 Comments »

Lunch Break

October 5th, 2010

“It’s obligatory to take a family photo in front of the Washington Monument when in D.C., but apparently it’s a bad idea to interrupt lunch when doing so. With a half-eaten sandwich in everyone’s hands but my dad’s, the only smile is his. And there’s something so wrong about all of our outfits. I’m the one in the yellow dinosaur shirt that is very tucked-in to pink pants. Plus, the monument is apparently growing out of my sister’s back. I believe our grandparents took the photo. Obviously well-trained at the art of framing the perfect picture!”

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The VW Suite

October 5th, 2010

“This photo was taken of my mom and me during my family’s road trip across the country in 1975. Dad and Mom bought an orange VW pop-top, loaded all of our belongings inside and hit the road. It became our home. Mom even decorated (note the hanging plant). This is a snapshot of one of my potty breaks. A little hard to go when everyone was watching.”

Submitted by Christina • October 5th, 2010 • 5 Comments »
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