In honor of her birthday today, a few vintage gems of my mom: Happy birthday to my favorite librarian extraordinaire, maker of awesome Halloween costumes and Christmas ornaments, fellow DWTS watcher, most dedicated Tigers fan ever, and all-around awesome lady.
(me, circa 1986. Lookin’ good.) In honor of the day, some old school Halloween memories… My mom sewed a lot of my Halloween costumes, and she was awesome at it. I remember I went as a dinosaur one year and it was such a cute costume! Well done, mom. My sister’s birthday is near Halloween, … More Back in the Day: Halloween Memories
On the advent of her second 21st birthday, here’s a picture of me with my little sister. I particularly enjoy the fact that, back in the day, we both knew how to rock a pretty amazing bowl cut. Some other shared childhood memories: Playing “school” in our basement. I always forced the poor kid to … More Back in the Day: Little J and Me
Today would have been my Grandma Lois’s birthday. She died in February 2006, and I still cannot believe that it has been five years. Five years. Seriously? Because, as I was thinking about some of my favorite memories of grandma, I could not believe how vivid they were. As the saying goes, it seems like … More Back in the Day: Grandma Lois + Me
In honor of my first day of law school (gulp), here’s a picture of a long ago first day of school – I believe it was my first day of third grade, and Janelle’s first day of kindergarten. And also, here’s a look back at some of my memories from elementary school. It was hard … More Back in the Day: School Memories
I have tons of old photographs, and I’ve been wanting to do a “Back in the Day” series to chronicle some of my memories from, well, back in the day. Since it’s my dad’s birthday today, I figured I might as well start there. Here are ten of my favorite memories from my childhood: After … More Back in the Day: Dad + Me