I was three. We lived in southeast Texas (note the open window!). My dad worked for Texaco and back then one of their gasoline blends was called Fire Chief. Perfect for this hat!
I remembered this photo when Charlie donned his fire chief hat for the photo with my mom last month.
But it wasn’t until I looked more closely that I saw the similarity in the two dads. Both with big smiles … having a ball being dads!
The Think Write Thursday crew is tackling a challenging topic this week – about staying positive when everything is going wrong. This blog is my best answer. I try to look for the good in the posts I write (some days, like today, that’s easy – other days…not so much) … thinking about leaving a smile on my face and the faces of all you who will read it. And looking back through the archives never fails to remind me that even if things aren’t going well right this second, my life has been full of blessings. And those memories can keep me going through some very dark times.