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Circa 1965-1969

For many years I was trying to find a couple of my BFF sisters. We grew up together back in Buffalo NY. Through perseverance and the help of Face Book I found their younger sister and contacted her. I wasn't a 100% sure if she was their sister so I gave her enough information so she knew I wasn't a weirdo (but of course anyone that knows me won't totally agree with that! LOL) I was so thrilled to be reunited with Christine and Irene!!!

30 plus years we have been looking for each other. Irene had a couple of my pictures from high school. OMG!!! I laughed with tears rolling down. So I decided to share them here.

The far upper left picture is my freshman or sophomore year at Villa Maria Acedemy. Hair could not touch the collar of your uniform, when you knelt down that uniform better hang an inch down on the floor. NO jewelry, no bows in your hair and nylons with those ugly black penny loafers. Oh and did I mention that the uniforms were wool and long sleeve white blouses that were NOT permanent press? Oh they were so uncomfortable! And so hot in the summer.
Well I only went to Villa for 2 years and then my parents had me transferred to Cheektowaga Central where I graduated in 1969.

The middle pic is about 4 years old and represents me now and the one on the far right is my graduation picture from 1969. Those were the days!

13 comments:

Mel♥ said...

holy dork ville

Tumble Fish Studio said...

So glad you got to reunite with your long lost friends! Who else could appreciate the torture you went through back then? hee hee

~Crystal said...

I'm giving you an award on my blog. :)

Genny said...

I LOVE your artwork. You're so talented.

SueFitz said...

Congrats on your blogoversary!

Love your work - wish I was that creative.

Teena in Toronto said...

Old pix are always great!

Happy blogoversary!

Penny Duncan Creations said...

LOVE your pictures Lori!!! Takes you back in time doesn't it!!!!

Cathy said...

Thank you so much for stopping by and entering my giveaway...I wish you the best of luck with the drawing!!!

Enjoy!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Joy Logan said...

ahhh geeze can I share my rosary scars with you one day? Love the bubble hair do!

Jan said...

LOL..your story of stalking facebook is too funny :)
I've reconnected with some old friends too and it's fun to see what they're doing now.
Love your blog and altered art!

Pat Huntoon said...

Hey! I graduated from Cheektowaga Central in 1978 -- but My brother Paul Turner and Sister Christine Turner might be familiar to you. What was your maiden name?

Small world!
Pat Huntoon

Michi Michaelson, Orange County, CA said...

These photos are TOO KEWL, Lori! You're a bit younger than I am, but the hairstyle is just about the same as mine in high school! What fun to look back at those! Weren't we CUTE YOUNG THINGS?!?!?!? LOL!!!!!

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

Hi Lori ~ Thanks for stopping by & Entering My Give~Away..... I just signed up as a Follower of You too~
I am going to have to sit a while & check it all out
Have a Wonderful Week
Cheryl