Sepia Scenes and the past seem so natural to me - I reminisce, which is usual for me. And why not my namesake, that being Steubenville’s own Ralph, a.k.a. Grandpa?
He lived in the Ohio steeltown, but craved relaxing on the beaches of New Jersey every summer. The cottage was in Brigantine, playtime in nearby Atlantic City. I believe the year is 1961 on an overcast and misty summer day. Grandpa worked hard, so vacationing on or around the soft, sepia shore sand of South Jersey. Not to mention the favorite NJ treat, Taylor Pork Roll sandwiches (a tasty memory :)
He always looked stylish even at play. The shirt is monogramed with his initials, the slacks pleated just so, and his hair held down with Vitalis hair tonic. A classic style of relaxing...See more sepia at Mary’s meme!