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seventysomething: Time Lapse

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Pile of photos

Today, I feel the need, I’m sure you understand, to retreat into a safe haven of my childhood. I used to love to sit on the blue carpet in the living room and rifle through the wide, shallow drawer at the bottom of the breakfront where photographs were casually tossed. This was before the iPhone, before digital files, when photos were both more and less important than they are now. Some black and whites were lovingly mounted with adhesive corners into leather-bound albums and labelled in my sister’s hand…Susie 1947, mother and daddy behind the counter in the family antique store 1952.

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