Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Double Trouble, Dressed Alike (for a Change)

Everybody, label your photos with names and dates! This is a "wordless Wednesday" because there were no words on these photos.

My Mom, Daisy Schwartz Burk, rarely dressed her twin girls alike because she, as a twin, didn't like this "tradition."

But here are two special occasion photos where Sis and I are dressed alike.

Above left, we're "gypsy girls" playing the piano at a Farkas Family Tree Thanksgiving dinner (is my memory correct, Sis?).

Above right, we're dressed up for, I believe, a family event on the Burk/Mahler side of the family. Without the initials on the top margin, I would never have guessed who was who. How 'bout you, Sis? Sadly, no dates, either. Lesson learned: Label, label, label.

4 comments:

  1. Those are darling pictures of you and your twin, Marian! What type of piano are you playing, by the way? (It looks like there's an accordion on top of it.)

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  2. Hi Yvonne,
    This was a piano pushed to the side of a hotel ballroom, and we "gypsy girls" pounded on those keys awfully hard (like any 4-year-olds). I don't remember any accordion, but there were costumes and props for the family costume parade, so the straw hat belonged to one of our uncles. A fun memory! Thanks for reading.

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  3. I remember the occasions but not the positions, darn it. But I LOVED to dress alike, although you didn't. I got such a kick out of it. ...sigh*.....

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