photo by Edward H. Roberts
September 25, 1955

“Wait, Daddy, that’s a Kodak Pony 135. If you shoot wide open in this light, you’ll have depth of field issues with the yummy cake lettering unless you tweak the focal plane. Maybe you should stop down a bit… I promise I’ll hold still! In 67 years, I wanna put this picture on my face book, so let’s make it good.”

We had just moved to Jeffersontown, Kentucky… here is the new house:

The following photo is from over a year later, but rather than give it its own page here, I thought I would just tuck it into this same general epoch. Some neighbor dressed as Santa came to visit, and I still remember it being a little odd…