The Shadow Knows
This page will be of absolutely no interest
to anyone except those who shared the experience, and those who share my
offbeat sense of humor. But the old lurking shadow syndrome has remained
with me thru the years. Whenever we were lined up, stood up, set up, (I
even have one of me where they tied me in a chair!) anyway...to get our
picture taken, we had to face the sun, or the ole nemesis, The Shadow would
have his way with our snapshot. Upon reflection today, I think we simply
got 2 for 1!!
My cousin Kenneth
Gilley. This was taken in front of Grandma Streetman's house. You can see
just the corner of her porch. "The Shadow" is his Mother, Frances Lollette,
lovingly remembered as Auntie.
is my brother Roy, (Bubba) shelling peas
at Grandma Streetman's house
You can see the bandage
on his little arm
where he was cut from a fall on a fruit
Jeanette Strickland, Mother's lifelong
friend. Taken in front of Municipal auditorium
in Shreveport, where my cousin Lois
and I met Elvis Presley.
The shadow is of course, My Mother,
Doris Streetman Dea
Donnis, Charlene,(neighbor kid), Deborah.
& Payton. Taken in
Shreveport in 1956. "Shadow" is Bubba.
Donnis taken on Wilkinson Street.
Cool car! Huh.
"The Shadow" is Mother
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