Christmas 1952

Check the cowboy sweater, which Mom knit for me. I loved it. What do you suppose I was reading to Mary and Leigh? My guess would be Edward Lear's Nonsense Book ("I eat my peas with honey, I've done it all my life. They really do taste funny, but it keeps them on my knife.").
Photo by Fonstad Studios, Waupaca

Leigh & Mary admiring their presents

Mary, Phil and George admiring their presents