Friday, September 05, 2008

My Fifty-Year Long Commencement

Here's a year book page. Click it for full size.

David's Yearbook Photos - 1950 through 2000
Yes, these are all me! My face done up as typical yearbook photos according to the fashion of such things starting in 1950 and ending in 2000. A couple of them look a lot better than I ever did.

Go to armed with your own picture and work this trick on yourself.

For comparison, here's my 1972 yearbookyourself shot cheek by jowl with my actual 1969 high school year book photo.

David's Yearbook Photo - fake and real
Here's the source photo for my eyes, nose, mouth and sometimes chin - taken about a year ago.

David in sunroom
Thanks to Paul Bailey for indirectly suggesting this particular waste of time. He twitters.

ADDENDUM - Sept. 10, 2008

I was a bit taken aback by this school sign near me. But it's correct - there are six grades in one school - and the students entering now will graduate high school in 2015. What will they be wearing? What will their hair look like?

Welcome Class of 2015 - Marshall Fundamental School - Pasadena CA

Yearbook Tags: . . .


paul bailey said...

i'm not sure which i like best, 88 or 98.

Anonymous said...

2000! You look pleasantly supra-inane! :)