Flashback Friday: I'm #1. Why Try Harder?

Thursday, September 23, 2010


My Aunt up in Washington state sent me another package loaded with flashbacks, maybe I mentioned that? Among the stack of Christmas pictures from the past and shots of my Dad teaching me how to ride a bike (maybe I'll share that one next week?), were these adorable photos of me and my Dad with the cutest litter of fluffy white puppies...





I had never seen these pictures, until I opened up the package. They're from before my first memories, so... I sort of cried like an Evelyn (hah, cause shes a baby), joyfully of course, upon seeing them. I couldn't have been older than 3. Maybe not even that?

But the best part

...is obviously my Dad's awesome 80's hat.

"I'm #1. Why try harder?"

Very classy, Dad.
Only you.


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23 comments:

Rachel September 23, 2010 at 10:11 PM  

I really need to have a scanning party. I have so few oldish photos on my computer!

Mommy Elephant Sarah September 23, 2010 at 10:24 PM  

Wow, what a wonderful surprise. How fun it must be to go through all those. What cool pictures! Love it.

Ashley September 23, 2010 at 10:33 PM  

Soooo adorable..and the most precious dogs ever!!

Lauren September 24, 2010 at 12:06 AM  

Charlie looks EXACTLY like you did when you were a baby! I love it. Thanks for sharing!

krissilugbill September 24, 2010 at 1:33 AM  

oh my word, that flashback is priceless, i love it! that hat is hilariously fabulous! what a cool day, you are adorable, and all those pups, too much cuteness!

Colleen September 24, 2010 at 6:29 AM  

Love the hat! You know, I can see Charlie in the second picture, but there is something of Eleanor in the last shot. Maybe it's the way you are sitting.

CourtneyKeb September 24, 2010 at 6:36 AM  

You and Ellie look alike in picture number 2!

Jennifer September 24, 2010 at 7:32 AM  

Wow, that is a striking resemblance to your oldest daughter. And you said that you don't think she looks like you at all...

Renee September 24, 2010 at 7:48 AM  

How cute! I love your dad's hat too, that is pure awesomeness!!

Jennifer September 24, 2010 at 7:51 AM  

Okay those are just too cute, love the puppies :)

And your right that hat is something else!

Just Bits and Pieces September 24, 2010 at 7:54 AM  

So stinkin' cute you were!!!! And yes....I really love your Dad's hat!!! Mine had a few funny ones like that in the 80's as well!!! I've got to get scanning so I can have something better for next week!

Mrs. Muffins September 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM  

So, I happen to think I see the Eleanore/Tia/Charlie resemblence in these pictures. You don't have to believe me, but I do. :)

Bombdigity September 24, 2010 at 8:53 AM  

aaaawwwwww!!! I so see Elie in the 2nd picture and Charlie in the 3rd =o) Yay, happy dance, your daughter does look like you ;o)

CraftGirlAlli September 24, 2010 at 9:00 AM  

Wow, you and Ellie could be twins from those photos!

Thanks for sharing!

Megan September 24, 2010 at 11:29 AM  

I think you and Charlie look so alike! :)

ElegantSnobbery September 24, 2010 at 12:54 PM  

Oh man, how badly do I want that hat!!! AWESOME!

And oh man, that is like a little long-haired Charlie! SO cute!!

EydĂ­s September 24, 2010 at 1:19 PM  

Yup, he wins. Way to go Tia's papa!

Sage September 24, 2010 at 1:34 PM  

Oh, that is AWESOME!

Those puppies are so fluffy.

I cant believe how much the younger-you looks like your kids! I think Mr. C should put on a wig and be younger-you for Halloween. It would be perfect! tee hee :)

AmyLee September 24, 2010 at 3:10 PM  

awesome hat dad. seriously, does it get any better?

this is my first week linking up for FBF, & i'm a new follower :) definitely gonna be a new friday tradition.

AlyGatr September 24, 2010 at 3:18 PM  

I SO wish someone would stumble upon a stash of pics of me from way back when and send them to me. I doubt there are any secret stashes out there though. What I need to do is visit Boston and steal some of my Mom'd pics :)

I love the little white fluffies running amok. Can I say, the last pic is one that I can actually see Ellie in you!

beka September 28, 2010 at 1:42 PM  

Ohmyword. It's so Charlie and Ellie! Gosh! :) Cute. Gotta love that hat. ;)

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