What did you use to look like? Old photos.

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How have I never before contributed to this thread? Anyway, here's a photo of me at six months old:


And me at twelve years old:


The Colour of Spring (deethelurker), Monday, 1 April 2019 20:32 (ten months ago) link


Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 1 April 2019 23:15 (ten months ago) link

TYSM, VegemiteGrrrl. ❤️

In the second photo I was still growing out an ill-advised Dorothy Hamill haircut/'do; no one with hair as thick as mine used to be had any business with such a haircut. Two words as to why: "mushroom cloud".

The Colour of Spring (deethelurker), Tuesday, 2 April 2019 17:21 (ten months ago) link

Deee you are such a cutie!

nathom, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 06:07 (ten months ago) link

This is me aged ten. At my grandparents place. Look at those plastic sandals. And argh wearing socks as well. Jfc. The pink boiler suit was expensive and I was mad proud wearing it. Lol

nathom, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 06:14 (ten months ago) link


Why does the link not show up? Not cool enough? Lol

nathom, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 06:14 (ten months ago) link

Me with my child bride, 1979


Non, je ned raggette rien (onimo), Wednesday, 3 April 2019 19:57 (ten months ago) link

Deee you are such a cutie!

Coming from a beauty such as yourself, that's high praise.

Ok, reaction time now that I've had enough time to peruse the entire thread:
1. I'm relieved not every one of you came across as looking Too Cool for School, because there's never been a point in my life when I've looked anywhere near "cool". So thanks a ton to those of you who posted adorable (or adorably awkward) photos of yourself!
2. It's kinda distressing how much my very first IRL crush resembled a perfect a 50%/50% mixture of young Ned and jel. Bus Pass Jel especially.
3. Michaels White and Jones were STONE COLD HOTTT OMG.
4. IDK if tera's still around these parts, but I love that with her I found someone whose childhood I could instantly find a kinship. My Catholic grade school uniforms looked a LOT like the ones shown in the group photo and Val Verde and Bexar counties aren't that far apart from each other; also, I too grew up surrounded by a significant majority of my fellow Chicanx people!
5. VG, your childhood photos were so precious, and the photo with you and your fiancée is seriously Relationship Goals.
6. I wish I could've seen a lot of the photos that now show up as broken image links. Ah well.
7. Onimo, that haircut in the most recent photo you've posted suited you perfectly.

The Colour of Spring (deethelurker), Thursday, 4 April 2019 20:50 (ten months ago) link

One more photo of me, this time at my National Honor Society induction ceremony toward the end of my sophomore year of high school, i.e. in the first year of eligibility (according to our school charter's rules). I was delirious with happiness at the time and it shows in the photo, because this had been my main goal since the very first day of high school. My parents, on the other hand.... (It's also crazy to note that out of the three people in the photo, I'm the only one who's still alive.)


(BTW, notice how much my dad resembled a Native American Elvis Presley.)

The Colour of Spring (deethelurker), Thursday, 4 April 2019 20:57 (ten months ago) link

one month passes...

My sister just sent me this (mid-80s ish) one of her and I:


Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Monday, 13 May 2019 18:12 (nine months ago) link

i <3 that gleeful photo of honor society dee

estela, Tuesday, 14 May 2019 02:30 (nine months ago) link

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