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Yeah it’s been a while. I know. I’ve been swimming in the murky cesspool of no internet, driving to and fro, maniacal scanning and (as I just discovered) blocked access to my website cause the library wifi in Douglas County, OR is censoring pornography.

And I’m all about the pornography.  Or at least I was. It’s been a while…

Anywho…during a maniacal scanning session recently I came across some pics that I thought I had inadvertently thrown out. I can’t tell you how happy I was to find them (scattered amongst my own photography – some of which is also pornography. Go figure.).

So here I present to you, my grade school class pics from 1974-1979. Kindergarten – 5th grade. Freaking yay!!!!!

Click on the images to get a real close up eyeful!!!

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That’s me on the bottom left

 

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I’m next to the bell in the pic

 

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I’m in the blue gingham on the lower right

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In here I’m in the overalls and green and orange striped turtleneck. See how tall I already am?

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In this pic I’m in the back row in the same green and orange turtleneck. I was one of the tall kids back then, I swear! But I somehow stopped growing and now I’m one of the short adults.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Im in the brown cowl neck sweater on the left. Next to the kid in yellow.

 

And as a special treat here’s a Neato plate I made in 1st or 2nd grade.

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Ok that’s it for now. Sorry if there’s anything weird with this post. The formatting or pic size. I’m doing the best I can with what I gots.

And Happy Valentine’s Day to everybody!!!!

Dec 242014
 
Tirol Chocolate Mega Christmas House

Yes, that’s right.  You are looking at one of the most awesome Japanese Christmas paper houses with candy EVER!!!!! And if you wanna see some up-closeness then just keep your googly eyes fixated right here! In my recent travels and wanderings I happened upon this item in a Japanese supermarket in LA. I found it online […]

Dec 232014
 
Mary Cullen's Christmas Cookies

A little while back I posted some ads from a 1953 Portland Oregon newspaper. One of the ads was for Mary Cullen’s freezer school. When I first saw it I not only thought that it was hilarious but I was also psyched cause I knew I had seen something from Mary Cullen before. Long ago, […]

Dec 222014
 
Merrie Christmas Cookbook

Today I have some incredibly gorgeous illustrations from a cookbook called The Merrie Christmas Cookbook. It’s a small hardcover that was put out in 1955 by the Peter Pauper Press. First some of the fab images…   and then some of the recipes from the canapé section… Num!!

Dec 212014
 
Holiday Recipes From Santa's Kitchen

Seriously.  This is directly from Santa’s Kitchen…via me…to you. Obv Santa and I are really good friends and he let me take these pics and then publish them in a pull-out cookbooklet in some 70s mag.  And now you can make all these fab treats yourself! Please note the teeny blown up pics of santa […]

Dec 202014
 
A Ticket to Romance...

Today I have a winter themed tale of romance that includes stewardesses, snow, passionate flaming kisses, a masquerade ball, free floating thought heads, and more kissing!  Mad, passionate kissing! So curl up next to the fire with your fuzzy slippers and read A Ticket to Romance from the March 1964 issue of Young Romance.

Dec 192014
 
More 80s Christmas Seals

Today I have yet another set of Christmas seals for you to print out and seal things with. These particular seals also allow you to announce to the world that you made something. On the back they also inform you of other uses for these seals… although I don’t know why you would want to […]

Dec 182014
 
Woman's Day Cookie Cookbook

From the Dec. 11, 1984 issue of Woman’s Day comes one of those pull-out style cookbooks.  They had tons of these through the 60s, 70s and 80s.  They were printed on paper that was more like kids construction paper than magazine paper, and could be easily cut out and saved for future cooking. So find […]

Dec 172014
 
Christmas Picture Paraphernalia 2 - Trimline and Slimline Cards

  Today we have some photo envelopes with fancy Christmas goings on on them!  Like turning your photos into Christmas cards!!  How exciting is that?!?!  And they have fancy names like Trimline and Slimline!           And then there’s just some envelopes with nifty Christmas images on them…   That’s it for […]