Christmas 1963 or 1964?

I’m guessing. What’s amazing about this picture is that it’s a Polaroid. It’s pretty incredible that it survived at all given how it’s been stored and smashed around over the years. I have a vague memory of scanning and uploading this picture before, so forgive the duplication if I did.

The dog is Brandy, our first pet. My heart clenched seeing her in this shot, proving that love, for pets, never dies.

Early Polaroid Snapshot

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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3 thoughts on “Christmas 1963 or 1964?

  1. So sweet… so touching… You all look so adorable!
    Those Polaroids hold up… I still have several cameras… and pictures of my children.

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