Saturday, May 5, 2007

Photo-Hunt Childhood

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    The theme this week is CHILDHOOD and I thought about using a photo of my kids or grandkids. Instead I found this one of ME!. I remember this lazy summer day. I was 9 and living in Georgia. My dad was in the Navy and stationed in Hawaii at the time. Mom had gone home to her family with us kids. A few months later President John F. Kennedy was shot, we practiced air raid drills at school and life slowly changed. Aww the innocence of childhood.

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    15 Comments:

    Anonymous Barbara H. said...

    I remember using sprinklers to cool off with! What a fun photo.

    May 4, 2007 at 11:49 PM  
    Anonymous superkimbo said...

    Great picture! It looks like a perfect summer day :)

    May 4, 2007 at 11:59 PM  
    Anonymous Gabrielle said...

    great memory, isn't it? :) thanks for stopping by and have a good week end!

    May 5, 2007 at 12:26 AM  
    Blogger jmb said...

    Great photo. This theme is stimulating some good memories

    May 5, 2007 at 1:47 AM  
    Blogger Lynn said...

    Looks like a really hot day. :)

    May 5, 2007 at 6:06 AM  
    Blogger Dragonheart said...

    Great photo from your childhood. It looks like you were having fun with the hose!

    May 5, 2007 at 6:30 AM  
    Anonymous pat said...

    Ah yes, the innocence of childhood. Great photo!

    May 5, 2007 at 7:22 AM  
    Blogger Linda said...

    Life was so much simpler back then even though it probably didn't seem like it the adults. Great picture with some great memories!

    May 5, 2007 at 9:24 AM  
    Blogger PEA said...

    Gosh, that sure brings back memories of cooling off with the hose when I was a child:-) Often times I wish we could go back to our childhood and its innocent ways! xox

    May 5, 2007 at 10:27 AM  
    Anonymous Dianne said...

    What a fun photo! 1963 wasn't a great year in the fall, that's for sure. I don't remember too much, only my mom staring at the Zenith for days on end.

    May 5, 2007 at 11:08 AM  
    Blogger srp said...

    This was a year after my brother was born so I would have been 10 and just moved from Virginia to Indiana. The day JFK was shot is one of those burned in memories along with the shuttle disasters and 9/11. Every generation has its loss of innocence moments... each seems worse than the previous.

    May 5, 2007 at 12:40 PM  
    Blogger soccer mom in denial said...

    I feel the spray! What a terrific image. Thanks.

    May 5, 2007 at 3:19 PM  
    Anonymous Loni said...

    Very neat picture of you! Thanks for sharing - and the history too!

    Mine's up!

    May 5, 2007 at 4:16 PM  
    Blogger peppylady said...

    I was 3 going on 4 when President Kennedy got shot.
    Over at my blog there a picture of me taken about the same time as yours but in winter and if you notice there a little bit of snow on the ground.

    May 5, 2007 at 7:52 PM  
    Blogger Heart of Rachel said...

    Hi Autumn. Sorry for my late visit. Thanks for sharing this memorable photo of your childhood. It must have been fun playing with the water on a summer day.

    It must have been a scary time when JFK time.

    Thanks for visiting my photo hunt. Take care!

    May 7, 2007 at 4:50 AM  

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