Promised Pictures - Livin' the Good Life
Oct. 3rd, 2008
06:33 pm - Promised Pictures
So, here we are, Steve and I, proud new parents of our first born, Nathen, back in 1971. I was 22 and so excited about being a mama! We were out and about, and our friend, Stan, who owned the drug store in Yucca Valley, snapped this Polaroid of us from across the counter.
I always loved this picture of Nathen and his dad. Look how they have the exact same expression!
Nathen was an exceptionally sensitive child, and I think you can really see that in this picure.
This is one of those "cheezey" Olin Mills pictures where they pose kids in ways that are so unnatural. But I think it is clearly obvious that Nathen was a beautiful child, and still very sensitive at that age. At the same time, he was considered somewhat of a genius intellectually by his family and teachers, as well as being quite coordinated and athletic... a good model for his younger brothers, and at the same time, a bit hard to live up to!