After I posted that pre high school dance "Darth Vader Helmet Hair " photo of mine, I asked if anyone else had a photo to post from their past.
Suzanne of The Farmers Wife took me up on it and sent in this fine fine photo. Ladies and gentlemen, Suzanne. Va va voom!
In her own words;
"The year - 1965. I was a geeky beatnik type with really long hair. This was
a couple years before we turned into hippies. I wore ugly glasses and dressed
in black! My mom and I shopped at Marshall Fields for fabric and she made
this dress for prom, so that I would be wearing an "original". For some reason
still unknown to me, I made an appointment to have my hair ratted into a style
any greaser would be proud of. Got myself some little white gloves and pearl
earrings and I was ready to go. By the way, I left those ugly glasses at
When I walked into the prom, no one knew who I was, and since my date was a
college sophomore and not a classmate, they couldn't get a clue there.
Everyone was sure this dumb bunny had showed up at the wrong prom!"