Mom had such a good dry sense of humor. The "hostile baby rocking song" cracked her up... She would sing with a laugh in her voice and a twinkle in her eye... 'This is the day we give babies away with a half a pound of tea. Do you know any ladies who want any babies just send them round to me...":
RESERVED FOR RHONDA, Mini Top Hat, Mad Tea Party Mini Top Hat, Mad Hatter Hat, Alice in Wonderland, Garden Hat
faustyflakes: Portrait of Alexander Kokorinov, Director of the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, Dmitry Levitzky, ca. 1780. Detail.