Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers to share family history through old photographs.
The first Sepia Saturday prompt of the new year inspires any number of responses: buses, dams, men in white coats. However, it is the open doors of the tour bus that reminded me of a photo that captures a very sweet moment between brother and sister.
|Mary Eleanor Davis and Orvin Davis, Jr.|
1929 Shenandoah, Virginia
My mother’s older brother is propping her up to look out the car window (offering an interesting look at the inside of the car, by the way). Momma was likely less than a year old, so the year was 1929. When she was born that January 6th, her brother looked at her and declared she was “cuter than a pup.”
|Mary Eleanor Davis on the left|
She was still cuter than a pup many years later when she stepped out of a car while a student at Shenandoah College
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just moments after her friend got caught making an adjustment.
The bus to Sepia Saturday is leaving, so hop on – my friends will be ready to open the door for you.