Monday, December 25, 2006

Flashback Friday (yeah I know it's not friday)

I'm going to start posting "Flashbacks" on Fridays. My flashbacks may include, pictures, letters, games, toys, traditions, people.... anything that I remember about my past.

HERE IS A PREVIEW!

Today's flashback is a picture of me in the 4th grade. (Click here to compare to Senior year of high school)



I had Ms. Leach in the fourth grade. I hated her. She was the first teacher that made me feel stupid. It was something about spelling. She was a mean old lady who had nothing better to do than drive us poor kids crazy. I'm sure we have all had a teacher or two like that.

Anyway. Looking back at this picture I'm reminded of the dress I'm wearing. It was a skort, well, a dress/skort. not a "skirt" Anyway. I remember feeling really self conscious because I thought it was too short and revealing... look at those shoulders! When I look at this picture, and I'm sure when My mom does to.... I think about how I NEVER smiled for pictures. I think this was the year my mom said "I'm paying for pictures you better smile" So this is what she got. A half smile. I was a really shy kid.

Well that's it for today's Flashback.

I want that long hair back.


7 comments:

  1. ha ha! you can really tell that you'v got one of those "i'm humoring you" expressions on your face. priceless. :D

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  2. Love it! And when I look at your senior pic, I can see why your mom wanted you to smile more!

    Chelle

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  3. It's better than my 4th grade picture lol. I think its nice. Not everyone smiles for pictures anyway.

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  4. It's a lovely picture Erika. I had waist length hair at one point and a haircut reformed me but whenever i look back at old photos, I wish I never cut it! :). Love the color of your hair

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  5. Look how cute you were even then!

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  6. Shy wasn't the word for it, lol.

    You're always beautious in my eyes ma'am...

    Taking the pics wasn't that bad, now was it? Look how much you like pictures NOW!

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