Pat. Apld. For
There's no doubt about the body language. It's this kids
birthday, for sure. The odd looking
character towering over him to the right is his older brother. Sibling
rules allow older
brothers to abuse younger bothers, both physically and mentally during
I believe there's a sister to the abusive brothers right.
Losing your clothes and Mom's dependable presence can make even the
hardest birthday boy
crack a smile. Having an inground swimming pool ain't bad either. Why
the hell does Dad
have such a terrible camera ?
There's a metal drinking utensil at the pool edge. I remember those as
being pretty exotic.
You could feel the cold through them better than a plastic or glass
thing. They also
had lots of condensation on them.
Here's mom with a pet rabbit. Rabbits make lousy pets. They fowl their
and can be downright nasty to their caretakers in my experience.
Maybe she's just posing with a ceramic rabbit. I can't say for sure. I
There's a suggestive aire to this photograph. Even
through the grain, light leaks and decades,
a guy like me can sense the temptation here. The heels, skewed
hips and lean toward the house
leave little doubt about what's being offered here.
I can't tell if this is "Mom" from above. Maybe it's her loose
sister or the boozy lady that lives
down the street. It's a shame that we'll never know.
Somewhere on The Left Coast of America, I think.