Friday, April 6, 2007

As Easter Used To Be


During my childhood Easter was the time of year we girls/women got new hats and often, new dresses to wear to church. It was all quite glam and oh, so feminine.

The one thing I wasn't fond of were the heavy, white, cotton gloves that were required of properly dressed young ladies in church. Of course it was impossible to turn the pages of a hymnal, much less get the quarter out of one's pocket to put in the collection plate -- but wear them, we did!

I think this photo of me at age 4 was the first Easter I had to wear those bulky gloves. I was tickled with my Easter bonnet, but those gloves. . . . . . ..