Thursday, March 13, 2008

13 Photos from My Family's Past

My son recently scanned some old family photos for me, so I thought I would share them. Thanks for indulging me as I take a walk down Memory Lane. Here we go:


1. My beautiful mother at the age of 9

2. My dad as a high school football player in the late 40's


3. I'm the baby being held by my dad. To the left of my mom in the picture is my great-aunt Cynthia, for whom my mother was named, then I was named for my mother. Taken at Doling Park in Springfield, Missouri.

4. I'm the little one with the manic smile. With my sister Bev and our family of dolls

5. As a missionary family in the Middle East, circa 1966. With the Dome of the Rock in the background, Jerusalem.

6. On a camel in the Holy Land, July 1966. Behind me is my friend Cindy Aynes...she is now married and a missionary in New Zealand.

7. Me as a very serious Bible college student, circa 1975.

8. The blushing bride! August 19, 1978

9. Me and Doug after tying the knot! Wow, we look so young...we were so young.

10. With my darling sisters, Lisa and Beverly, on the Big Day.

11. My little scamps, Jonathan and Justin, circa 1986. Can't you just see the mischief in their eyes? Were they ever that little?

12. Me and Elizabeth, Mother-Daughter Banquet, 1988. I was so excited to have a daughter to bring!

13. Mother-Daughter Banquet, 1989. Obviously I liked dressing us alike!

12 comments:

pussreboots said...

Lovely family photos. Thanks for sharing.

Chelle Y. said...

I loved looking at those pictures! What a beautiful family!

What Bible College did you go to?

Juliet said...

Cindy, Can you believe that your 30th wedding anniversary it coming up..of course you do! Wow times sure does fly.

Thanks for sharing all those pictures! Nice looking Mom and Dad.

Kay said...

Those were great fun!

laura said...

I really enjoyed looking at those and I don't even know you! :P
That first picture of your mom is AMAZING! She's beautiful beyond works.

Iris Flavia said...

That was a very nice journey to start a lazy day for me, thank you!

Julee Ann said...

Thanks for the side trip down memory lane. It's amazing how pictures tell the story. My wedding ones look eerily similar to yours! Circa 1977

Nicholas said...

Very lovely!

Joyce said...

I love old family photos! (I'm from the same generation as you.)

I found your blog through a comment you left on my daughter's blog. :)

DK said...

Love these pics. You know, in that second photo your dad looks alot like Hugh Jackman! If you ever get down to Branson or Springfield again give me a call.
Have a wonderful Easter week,
DK
A Flyover Blog

Praise and Coffee said...

Those are great!!
Love the 80's hair!
Sue

eastcoastlife said...

Looking through the old photos, don't you wonder how time flies! sigh....

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