Wednesday, October 17, 2012
I wonder how many people will use the word VINTAGE for Alphabe Thursday this week? VINTAGE is really hot right now. Just look at all the blogs you see that feature VINTAGE furniture, VINTAGE clothes, just about VINTAGE everything!
In case you're interested in seeing for yourself how many others use the word VINTAGE head over to Ms. Jenny's blog at Jenny Matlock..."off on my tangent" for a list of this week's participants.
I'll admit...I was stumped. What kind of a post could I quickly put together using the letter "V" this week? Finally, I googled "letter V" and found a list of words that began with V. When I saw VINTAGE I thought I just might be able to pull this off.
I'm VINTAGE. If you don't believe me...here I am in Kindergarten in Westwood, NJ back in 1951. That's me in the front row on the left. I was always in the front row when class pictures were taken. That's where the short kids usually went when they lined us up. My teacher was Miss Cornell and she lived right across the street from us on Mill Street. I think I've posted this picture before, but hopefully you've forgotten or there are some new people that haven't seen it before. I already had some of these pictures scanned and ready to go.
Here's a VINTAGE picture of my older sister, Carol, and me sometime in the early 1950's. We were playing a game and she was probably winning. She always won. Do you think she cheated? I still sometimes wonder. Does anyone have any idea what game we were playing?
I've always loved playing with dolls and now collect some of the VINTAGE dolls I grew up with.
Yes, I know it's silly, but I enjoy setting them up in scenes. Here's a Build A Bear Workshop that I created for them some years back. Most of these dolls are Vogue Ginny dolls and some are VINTAGE and from the 1950's and some are modern day dolls.
I don't play with them as much anymore and it's been a while since I set up a scene. In fact, the last scene I set up was last Valentine's Day and I still haven't taken it down. But, I still enjoy just looking at my dolls. They always make me smile. I've probably put a few of these pictures up on my blog before too, but my VINTAGE mind isn't sure which ones.
And this is my childhood Ginny. She's certainly VINTAGE! She's a 1954 painted lash walker. You can see that I cut her hair when I was little, but I've re-wigged her since this picture was taken. She's still a redhead, but she now has braids.
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