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Christmas Wonder - Posted on 12/23/2007
My grandfather took this on Christmas Day almost 60 years ago, using a Ciroflex TLR camera. The man in the image is my father, and the young child looking on is my cousin Jerry. Christmas was always such a special time for my family, as we gathered together to enjoy good company and lots of good food! Most of my Christmas holidays as a child were spent in the house that I live in now, so I have those sweet memories to surround me every single day of the year.

Thank you all for visiting and commenting. I wish each of you a safe, peaceful, and blessed holiday, filled with good food, good friends, and loving family. Merry Christmas everyone! --Kim

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Comments (24)

  • Nick - 12/23/2007, 7:59 am

    Merry Christmas. Nick
  • Spooky - 12/23/2007, 11:08 am

    That's a great pic. :)
  • Michael Rawluk - 12/23/2007, 11:33 am

    Have really happy and safe Christmas.
  • fra.mac - 12/23/2007, 4:00 pm

    Hallo Kim, Danke für diese kleine Geschichte zu diesem Bild. Ich wünsche Dir ein besinnliches und friedliches Weihnachtsfest im Kreis deiner Lieben.
  • claude - 12/23/2007, 5:20 pm

    Lovely picture, Kim! I wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
  • Giorgio - 12/24/2007, 5:07 am

    Merry Christmas Kim and happy holidays for you and your family!
  • Frank - 12/24/2007, 8:28 am

    Beautiful memories I have when I look on this photograph.
  • John Maslowski - 12/24/2007, 9:10 am

    I love these old time photographs. Amazing how well they have retained their quality over the years. Have a Merry Christmas and my God Bless you and your family, Kim.
  • sherri - 12/24/2007, 9:29 am

    What a warm moment in time. Certainly a treasure. Merry Christmas, Kim.
  • Julio Cesar - 12/24/2007, 3:37 pm

    merry photo xmas :)
  • Jean-Marc - 12/24/2007, 9:22 pm

    Thanks Kim, have a happy Christmas too, and I hope reindeer aren't on strike, because dogs are sleeping now....;-)))
  • Christian - 12/25/2007, 6:03 am

    wow Merry Christmas Christian From Outback Western Australia
  • Brian Bastinelli - 12/25/2007, 8:33 am

    Merry Christmas!! Here's to a safe and happy holiday!
  • kairospix - 12/25/2007, 11:02 am

    that's a wonderful shot your grandfather shot! Blessed Christmas to you and your loved ones!
  • Angry Buddha - 12/25/2007, 7:34 pm

    Merry Christmas to you and your family.
  • John Piercy - 12/25/2007, 8:33 pm

    What a perfect Christmas image ! The little boy has a great expression ! Merry Christmas Kim ,,,, Seasons Greetings ! JP
  • Russ - 12/26/2007, 1:17 am

    I love old photos such as this. Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas, Kim.
  • makoto - 12/26/2007, 4:24 am

    This is wonderful vintage image. Thanks for heartwarming photo and story. I hope you and your family had a wonderful time.
  • Michael - 12/26/2007, 9:45 am

    Merry X-Mas and a happy new year to you and your family. Cheers, Michael
  • Will Williams - 12/26/2007, 1:27 pm

    Wow, is this the camera you told me about? Be interesting to find a similar type of film and capture your family today with the camera and compare them side by side, generations through the same lens.
  • standley - 12/26/2007, 5:41 pm

    Great vintage picture. Thanks for sharing it. Happy holidays to you and yours
  • Steph - 12/27/2007, 9:59 am

    Great expression on their faces, your grandfather was a master. Happy holidays to you and your family
  • Franck - 12/28/2007, 9:21 am

    Great idea this picture ! Merry Christmas to you !
  • Amy - 01/02/2008, 10:23 am

    What great, Christmassy expressions on both your cousin Jerry and your dad! It's so cool that you live in the same house as then. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that 2008 is very good to you and yours. Thanks for a wonderful year of your pictures and very encouraging and kind comments, Kim!