At Play In The Archive
Today is the birthday of my dear Aunt Fran, the younger sister of my stepdad, and a fellow lover and collector of family stories and pictures.
Here’s one that she shared with me just the other day. Fran is the cutie pie in front wearing la pollera montuna, a traditional costume native to Panama. Someday I will do an entire post dedicated to female members of the family wearing la pollera — due to our long Panama Canal Zone heritage, no girl could get away without at least one pollera picture, and some of us (ahem) were not all that cooperative about it — but today is all about Aunt Fran.
Happy Birthday, Aunt Fran. You deserve a parade.