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seen and unseen

at 3 mos - jik-DAK-LRKI like this photograph. I like that it contains a little puzzle, though it took me a long time to recognize it.

That’s me, at about three months, looking skinny and serious in my mother’s hands, and that’s my father with the camera. He’s smiling and focused on me, I’m not smiling and looking back at him, and Dorothy is flirting with the person taking this photo, whose identity will forever remain a mystery.

This is a red-carpet moment for Dorothy. She is apparently (or at least momentarily) recovered from the ordeals of pregnancy and childbirth, she looks stylish and happy, and under the gaze of two cameras, she’s aglow with attention.

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4 responses to “seen and unseen

  1. kristin February 4, 2016 at 10:49 am

    You do not look very comfortable. You do seem to be looking at your father but with more of a silent plea for help as opposed to a smile.

  2. Marsha February 4, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    What a beautiful baby face you had, Judy.

  3. fromsomewherewithlovex February 5, 2016 at 4:01 am

    Yes, mysterious photographer is not obvious at first glance…

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