I never made it past being a Brownie in the Girl Scouts but I do remember admiring the older Girl Scouts in their mature blue and green uniforms while I was stuck wearing poo brown :(.
OoooOOOooo how I longed to be older when I was but a simple (well, maybe not simple) happy lil bugger. What's that saying now? Ah yes, youth is wasted on the youth. As I reflect back on my early days in life, I must concur. Man, it feels like only yesterday I remember my mother telling me, Don't grow up too fast! Of course I did the complete opposite. But now, as a mom of an almost two year old lil munchkin, I am supremely aware of the true urgency in those words that were once said to me, and well, repeated to me over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over again. So here I am, years later, trying my best to not grow up too fast.
Necklace, from my grandma's stash
Dress, from a boutique on Haight in SF