Mike-Related Watercolor: Portrait of Young Mike – Frame 1 (1960s)

This watercolor portrait is removed from direct experience. It is distant in time by about 60 years. My parents took an 8mm movie of their children, Mike, Dave and me. Mike, my older brother is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal. Autism was not well known at that time, even though I’m sure there were many […]

Hands Full

Reexamining old photos I’ve been looking through my old photos with the idea of finding expressive and meaningful hand gestures. The photo below is a frame from one of the home movies that my father must have taken. We were on vacation in the late 1950s or early 1960s. I’m pretty sure of the date […]

More Home Movies…

… you should see the movie. Yesterday’s post referred to refreshing one’s memory with the aid of home movies. The above image is one frame of a home movie Dad took. In his inimitable way, he double exposed the 8mm film. That wasn’t hard to do in those days. Our 8mm movie camera used a […]

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