Saturday, November 22, 2008
Our Family: Holiday Dinners Through The Years
Riddle: Why did the turkey cross the road?
Let's look at our family's Thanksgiving table in the past. All other celebration dinners during the year were also in the dining room at my parents' house at Oak Hill in Scarborough, ME.
1948 Christmas. Left to right: Dad, Aunt Donna Trout, her daughter R, my Grandmother Trout, my Grandmother Nickerson, me.
1956, Left to right: R, Aunt Donna, me, Uncle Larry, Mom.
1956, Left to right: my Grandmother Millie Trout, Uncle Al Trout, Aunt Kay.
1957, Left to right: Mom, Aunt Donna, Dad.
1957, Clockwise from the left: Uncle Larry Trout, D, my Grandmother Millie Trout, R.
1960, at Donna and Larry's house. Left to right: R, D, me, Aunt Bee (my grandmother Trout's twin sister), Aunt Donna, Mom.
1969, Left to right: me, R, Dad.
1969, Left to right: R, me, Dad, Mom, L.
1970, Left to right: Dad with a broken ankle, me holding a foster baby, R sitting on Mom's lap, the foster baby's sister, L.
1970 Christmas. Left to right: me, a foster child, the foster child's baby sister, Mom, Dad, R, L.
Riddle answer: To prove he wasn't chicken!