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What do you do on a warm summer's day, when Mom has just had you cut the stalks for one of her mouth-puckering rhubarb pies? Simple, you make hats of the leaves. (Then you look simple, too.) Me and my brother, roughly 1956. (Wonder if that rake is still tines up in the garden behind us?) Kodachrome, Kodak Retina. View full size.