Saturday, February 16, 2008

Breaking into Song

November 1950. Paul (Poppy) far left, singing at Teacher's Convention in Springfield Auditorium. Claude Lagace at piano. Mr. Holedrige conducting. -- Grandma's notes on the back of the photo

(Author, left, with carnival crew. I didn't want to wear makeup)

Dutch Carnival, Heerlen, 1992. A colleague described this scene in Maastricht: "I was leaving for work around 8:30am and I saw these three clowns sitting on the curb. Two were keeled over and the other was vomiting. Fullmakeup. Big shoes. Big red wigs. I wish I hadn't seen that."

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