Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Baptism, Birthday and Housewarming in May 1975 -- Post 611 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

I  can't help it, I can't do a wordless post!  I found some more family photos hiding in Linda's family photo boxes.  This is one of my favorite photographs:

This photograph was taken around 9 May 1975.  That was our daughter Lori's first birthday, and her baptism at Chula Vista Presbyterian Church with both sets of grandparents attending.  It was also a housewarming party at our new house in Chula Vista - the one we still live in (it was 4 years old at the time).  The setting of this photograph is our back yard with the young Scotch Pine tree in the background, looking to the northwest.

The people in the photograph are, from the left:

*  Edna (Schaffner) Leland - Linda's mother.
*  Linda (Leland) Seaver - mother of Lori.
*  Lori Seaver - one year old in Linda's arms.
*  Randy Seaver - father of Lori.
*  Lee Leland - Linda's father.

So this is a three-generation Leland photograph.

I even have a 8 mm movie of this event.  Maybe I will post it to my YouTube channel sometime soon.

These photos were scanned from photographs created from developed film prints and are not particularly sharp, but they are what we have!

Several times a year when our children were growing up, Linda sent photographs to her parents and brother in San Francisco.  When her father died in 2002, her brother sorted out the photos and gave Linda the ones that were of our family and the ones interacting with them.  They were given to us in a big box of stuff back in 2006, and we finally looked at them last year!  I've started digitizing them for use in these Wordless Wednesday posts.


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