Thursday, May 14, 2009

Can you see the resemblance? 5/14/09

My mom and dad have been working on a project for me for a few months now. They are scanning all my pictures from when I was a kid into the computer, dating and naming everyone in the pictures and putting them on a disk for my keeping. They recently gave me Volume I - 1977 - 1981, my first four years.

As I was going through the pictures, I realized how much Hollon looks, smiles and acts like I did at the same age! Here are some pictures. I think that maybe, eventually, we might be able to do the same for Stuart's baby pictures.

I have to say, I got quite teary-eyed, looking at my mom and dad in their young age as parents, about the same age as Stuart and I are now. Mom was (and still is) so beautiful and my dad so handsome. I remembered my grandparents and great-grandparents, two still living and the others, now gone. I saw pictures of my aunts and uncles, still young and unmarried without children of their own yet (I was the first grandchild out of many); my uncle Tim was only 13 at the time. I was able to take a glimpse into life in the late 70's, early 80's and it really hit me, that my parents went through the exact same tough times and turmoils that parents go through - and all the while, were so happy to have been blessed with, of all things, me! I guess I just got a little emotional.

Anyways, back to the task at hand....enjoy these pictures!

September 25th, 1977 - 1 day old - just me and my dad. I didn't realize that I was born with quite a bit of blond hair.....

Hollon Meredith 7/30/07 ..... though Hollon was born with loads more blonde hair than even I!

My baptism day 10/16/1977

Me - 7/1977 - 22 months old (the same age as Hollon is now).

Hollon - 5/2009 - 22 months old

Me 9/24/1979 - My 2nd birthday!
I'll post more pictures as I go through them. I hope to get some of Stuart too. In addition, I still need to post the rest of our pictures from Apalachicola and the pictures from the flower pots Hollon painted for the grandmother's for mother's day.
See you soon!

1 comment:

  1. The resemblance is remarkable! How'd you give birth to yourself?