21.7.12

Having a Laura Palmer Moment?

By that I don't mean I was murdered or on cocaine or dreaming about Bob.
If you're familiar with Twin Peaks, then you know the famous Laura Palmer portrait. 
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There's something about photo studio portraits that make you look eerie and frigidly pleased.
Just look at this portrait of a 12 year old me.



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My mother made that dress, thankyouverymuch.


For instance- why is it never a full frontal or full profile, rather, an awkward in-between?
Yeah, I haven't changed much- and this is photographic proof of my awkward teen phase- who knows when that will be over. The only difference now is I don't have braces anymore.
It' should come as no surprise that I was not a very popular kid in school. 
But while we're on the subject of Twin Peaks, on a trip to Maine a couple years ago, I spotted this:
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All I could think about was Dr. Jacoby and his red/blue round glasses.
Wise man, that Jacoby.
I need to own Twin Peaks on DVD.
And now you have to listen to this.
Welcome to Twin Peaks, where the owls are not what they seem.

3 comments:

  1. LOL You're so right about portraits! I have more awkward ones than I care to admit, lol.

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    1. (No worries about double posts- that happens to me too!) :)
      Oh, I also have many more awkward photos from where this one came from haha

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