Since I missed last Friday's Flashback, as well as the one previous, I thought I should post one today. Don't worry, loyal reader(s), as of this Friday we will resume normal Flashback programming.
These pictures were taken in May and June of 1983, which means I was almost four years old. I loved animals, still do today, and was lucky enough to have a menagerie of pets. Dogs, cats, a turtle, rabbits, pigeons, chickens, ducks, a guinea pig and a short-lived hamster rounded out our family at one time or another.
All of them had names that we chose after an extensive process involving research into the animal's appearance and/or personality and usually the input of a focus group or two.
Pictured below is the appropriately named Snowball--a name that is so creative it must have taken days of brainstorming and debate:
And her bunny sibling, Black Snowball:
Even at four I was a naming genius.