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Prodigal_SOB

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Location: Back Home Again in Indiana
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 21, 2014 - 12:10pm

My mother from her memorable appearance in the 1993 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
 

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 18, 2014 - 3:41pm

 Coaxial wrote:
Great stuff here...Alex, SS, and Kurt thanks for sharing{#Good-vibes}...Kurt you have some serious genes working in your favor.{#Cheers}

 
Thanks.
I inherited the workaholic genes for sure.
Not so much the good looking ones though. {#Lol}

My wife and I are both workaholics. People can't believe what we get done together.
We constantly wear people out.
Also, my daughter and son will run circles around anyone their age.


Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 17, 2014 - 10:32pm

Great stuff here...Alex, SS, and Kurt thanks for sharing{#Good-vibes}...Kurt you have some serious genes working in your favor.{#Cheers}
Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Mar 17, 2014 - 9:34pm

This is a photo someone posted on throwback Thursday (Facebook), but my brother is the tallest one in back—-so it's family. He just turned 60 last December, but these were his young and carefree "post high school" days, and his posse was nicknamed "The Hole in the Wall Gang"
 
 

oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2014 - 4:31pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
My mom at about 73 when she retired. Her last job she was in charge of concierge at one of the local casinos.
She was a workaholic. We tried one night to count how many jobs she worked at. We gave up.



My mom and dad at his 50th high school class reunion...



 
{#Good-vibes} All fantastic


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2014 - 3:21pm

My mom at about 73 when she retired. Her last job she was in charge of concierge at one of the local casinos.
She was a workaholic. We tried one night to count how many jobs she worked at. We gave up.



My mom and dad at his 50th high school class reunion...


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2014 - 3:13pm

My mom and dad together. I wouldn't be surprised if this wasn't their first date. {#Lol}
Surf fishing at San Onefre, California. Circa 1950...



Here they are at a friends wedding before they got married. Around 1952.
Everybody that looks at this picture thinks it's my daughter instead of my mom.



Here's around 1957.  Front- left to right- My brother, my dad, and the blonde squinter... me. My grandfather in the back.
Once again, my dad the fish hunter.
I have hundreds of pictures of my dad through the years of him with dead fish. All the way until a few months before he died.
Some of the great times I had with my dad where out on the ocean trying to catch fish.


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2014 - 2:55pm

My dad Dominic.

This was taken when he was a sophomore in high school in 1943.
He worked at his parents shoe repair shop in downtown Anaheim, California after school and on Saturdays.



He joined the Navy just before he graduated high school....


Here's his entire family taken right after he joined the Navy....



He and his family fish and hunted to put food on the table.
And after the Navy, he fished off shore for a living for a couple of years...



KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 12, 2014 - 2:35pm

My mom Annette...

This was taken in 1942 when she was 13 in Stanton, California

 

This was taken in Anaheim, California around 1944.


lily34

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Location: GTFO
Gender: Female


Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 11:05am

 swell_sailor wrote:

It's a 65 year old photo that's been floating around so it's a little beat up. I worked on it but I didn't change it's character. The beautiful light and most everything about it is as I found it. I love the photo which is why I picked it for a special occasion. 

I cleaned up some scuffs and scratches, and added a hint of color to her eyes and a hint of color to her lips. Otherwise, like I said, it's just a stunning natural photo from 65 years ago. 



 
it is a great photo
swell_sailor

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Location: The Gorge
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 11:01am

 sirdroseph wrote:


This is an amazing photo, was this retouched in any way?

 

It's a 65 year old photo that's been floating around so it's a little beat up. I worked on it but I didn't change it's character. The beautiful light and most everything about it is as I found it. I love the photo which is why I picked it for a special occasion. 

I cleaned up some scuffs and scratches, and added a hint of color to her eyes and a hint of color to her lips. Otherwise, like I said, it's just a stunning natural photo from 65 years ago. 

 

And thanks A  




sirdroseph

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Location: Yes
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 6:09am

 swell_sailor wrote:


 

This is an amazing photo, was this retouched in any way?
Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Mar 10, 2014 - 9:35pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
Nice pictures there Alexandra and Mr. Columbia River.

My mom pasted away last October. And I've been going through some pictures I didn't know my mom and dad had.
I will post some of them here soon.

 
 
I'm sorry, Kurt. I look forward to your pictures.
 
 
 
And yeah, SS's Mom is stunning in that photo.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 10, 2014 - 9:32pm

Nice pictures there Alexandra and Mr. Columbia River.

My mom pasted away last October. And I've been going through some pictures I didn't know my mom and dad had.
I will post some of them here soon.
swell_sailor

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Location: The Gorge
Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 10, 2014 - 5:09pm


Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Feb 22, 2014 - 9:08pm

My oldest brother (left) with his army buddy in Vietnam (or possibly Ft Dix before shipping out)
 



Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Feb 22, 2014 - 9:01pm

My mom (left) and her sister, both posing in their new husbands' military coats shortly after World War II
 
 
(I think my aunt looks like Rachel McAdams in this shot)
 
 



Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Feb 22, 2014 - 8:57pm

I wasn't sure if "Phine Phound Photos" was specifically for our old family photo relics that we happen upon from time to time...some of which have historical value in what they depict.
 
So here goes...
 
A 1921 photo of my maternal grandparents, from Northern Italy
 
 
(my cousin only had a maddeningly small version)
 
 

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