My dad sent this picture to me tonight.
And if that thin young man with shades and a motor scooter wasn't enough, he wrote this on the back of the photo:
"In case you don't recognize this handsome, debonaire, playboy. It's me. Show this to Dan & all pretty girls."
I admit it... I totally busted a gut when I read the back of this picture-- especially the part about showing it to all pretty girls! Oh my oh my oh my! How funny is that?!
This is completely opposite of what I know my dad to be like. Not that he isn't handsome or anything... he's just a rather quiet, devoted man that has been married to my mom for over 3 decades. So it's hard to see him as a "debonaire playboy". It does make me think that I need to ask my dad a few more questions about his childhood and young adult life. Maybe even bring out the old voice recorder.
Are y'all surprised by old pictures of your parents or how they used to be back in the day?
This also makes me wonder what my boys are going to think about David and I when we were younger. Or even if they were to look back to how we are right now... would anything be surprising to them? Would we seem like normal parents or like old fogey's? Maybe I should ask them when they wake up in the morning. Or maybe I just don't want to know.