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Vintage photos of:
The little man in the nicely-pressed pants on Easter Sunday is me. Given the state of our lawn, you can see how hiding eggs in it was a snap. View full size.
Here we see our two companions yet again, albeit one of them with an odd choice of footwear (or lack thereof). tterrace says the car is a 1954 Ford. View full size