Flashback Friday – Party Time!

27 01 2012

Today we have the much-criticized “hipster” culture. Back then, preceding the “hippie” culture, were the Beatniks. February 1961 my parents and their friends decided to mock Beatnik culture – a creative way to have fun in Iowa in the middle of the most depressing month! My dad is at the left, with the bongos. My mother is looking cool center stage in black beret with cigarette.

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27 01 2012
Stephanie Rose Failmezger

Looks like a poetry slam – you got the “cool” parents LOL

27 01 2012
jenion

I couldn’t tell, but is that Lem in plaid shirt with legs crossed at knee, back row? If so, you got a cool one too. But you’re, my parents have always been totally rad!

27 01 2012
Mom & Dad

Wow! “Flashback” is right! Boy, did we love those times! Thanks, Jen. (There’s only 4 people in the foto that we don’t remember!)

Mom & Dad

27 01 2012
jenion

Mom, I refrained from mentioning that in feb 1961, I would have been at that party too!

3 02 2012
srfcreativestudio

Well Jen you didn’t really refrain…LOL and yes I think you are right that sure looks like my Latin father

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