I never imagined while I was growing up that some things so common place as eyeglasses would be of interest some day to my children. My youngest has just received her second pair of reading glasses and that led us to this short review of my glasses. I can't believe I still had all these pairs hidden away so many years in my souvenir box!
My first pair--I believe I was about 4 years old when I came home with these cat-eyes!
Progressing to a more "mature" look:
Next it had to be wire frames! This was as close to John Lennon style frames that I ever got:
Who remembers the arms on the bottom of the frames? My what big eyes!
Followed closely by moving them back to the top:
That barely takes me to my adult years, at which time I stopped wearing glasses when I discovered I could see better without them! (I had a lazy eye.) And then the history begins again after a few years of eye strain in university, but we won't go there today....
Which brings me back to the beginning of this story. This week, my 10 year old daughter, C, was eager to give up these cute purple frames:
For these more "stylish" grown up frames:
Oh the excitement of the new look! Will she some day share these with her children?