Friday, May 07, 2010

Vintage Photo Friday

Mom's Professional Studio Photo, 1943

Lots to do this weekend...WeHo SnB, Saturday 10-noon @ The Original Farmers Market; Fairview Knitters Group, Santa Monica, 3:30 -5:15; NELA Art Crawl in Highland Park, 7-10pm. The most important task of all is to do all the grocery shopping for our Mother's Day brunch this Sunday!

Mom, El Paso, Texas - 1944

Ellen, Mom, Ken - 1956

I'm lucky Mom is still with us. Roz is strong, healthy and forever the social butterfly! She and my step-dad will be coming for brunch at our house this Sunday. Of course, there will be gifties, mimosa and much fun. Hope you have a wonderful weekend too!


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At 3:48 PM PDT, Anonymous Jo Anne said...

Yes, you are very lucky indeed. My question though is how did they get their hair to do those things??

Hoping to make it to Fairview on Saturday.

At 4:02 PM PDT, Blogger Ellen Bloom said...

Hahahah! Jo are so funny. I used to ask my Mom how she got her hair in that reverse pompador!

She told me that she used this thing called a "rat." It was like a big spongey roller. You could buy them in "hair" colors. You pinned it to your head, ratted up the bang hair and then smoothed it over and around the rat. Sounds rather intricate!

At 4:08 PM PDT, Blogger Beth McDermott Oliver said...

I love the collar on the jacket she's wearing in her 1943 studio photo. Very chic. What was your mother doing in El Paso in 1944? You two have the same smile. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

At 8:26 AM PDT, Blogger Ana Petrova said...

What a lovely picture of you and your mom.

At 3:35 PM PDT, Blogger gale (she shoots sheep shots) said...

Have a lovely brunch together!

At 3:44 PM PDT, Blogger ChelleC said...

You are your Mom are both so pretty together. Nice! Will you be together on Mother's Day?

At 6:47 PM PDT, Blogger Natalie said...

Love the two of you together! So evidenced in all the photos.

Have a great celebration.

At 10:51 AM PDT, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hope you enjoy a great day with your Mom. You are so blessed to haver her! Wishing that mine was still here to share with.

At 11:53 AM PDT, Blogger Lynda said...

Have a wonderful day with your mom. You both look fabulous!

At 9:10 AM PDT, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ellen, your Mom is so cute. I just love the picture of you two. Love the sweater your Mom has on, I bet I know where she got it.
Linda in MD

At 3:50 AM PDT, Blogger soulsearcher said...

nice photo of you and your mom...i like the vintage one..i should be keeping my childhood photos because they will become vintage in the near future...


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