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Golfer Dad: 1966

Golfer Dad: 1966

Here's my dad in 1966, the year I was born. I have no comment for this Kodachrome slide. Caption ideas welcome. View full size.

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F's and A's

Leather shoes (be they golf or otherwise and long socks with shorts; that's an F. Good thing the socks were not dark-dress, or that F would be accompanied by a jail sentence.

The clothes probably fit when they were purchased. Another F, because of the outcry for new ones.

The cap is at a jaunty angle (currently favored by rappers among others) but not on purpose. D-.

I'm no advocate of skin cancer, but keep these so-pale-they-are-nearly-clear legs should be viewed by significant others only. F.

But, if he was a great dad, A++++++, and that's all that really matters.

Call Me Chip

I sure did dress like that, except in an ironic sense. I also sported long sideburns like the ones he grew when my older sisters convinced him to do so when they were fasionable in the 70's (but he kept them long after they were on the out).

Chip Off the Old

So, did you grow up to dress like your dad?

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