Weekly Feature: FLASHBACK FRIDAY- my son Jayme, 1985-1990

For this week’s flashback, I’m honoring my son, Jayme A. L. Villa-Alvarez, who will turn 30 on Sunday, Feb. 22.  Here are some memories of his first five years.

Feb. 22, 1985:
Jayme with his dad, Fernando Villa-Alvarez and mom, Katy Villa-Alvarez

Fernando, Katharine & Jayme Villa-Alvarez

1986Jayme Villa Alvarez

Jayme's first birthday: I remember he wasn't feeling very well - a bit feverish.
Jayme’s first birthday: I remember he wasn’t feeling very well – a bit feverish.
Jayme meets his new cousin, Leslie
Jayme meets his new cousin, Leslie

Family pictures, 1988

Betsy Sweet, MTL, Mary, Rob & Maria Sweet, Katharine & Jayme Villa-Alvarez, Alix Waeffler, Elmer Sweet, Julia & Tom Waeffler Heather, Elmer, Julia Murray, Sara Kirchoff, Fernando, Katharine, John, Jim, Alix, Allen, Larry, Julia, Jennifer, Mary, Horace Phillips, Clark, Holly, , Maria, Betsy, Leslie, Jayme, , Julia, Eric

Jayme wearing "cangaceiro" hat from Northeastern Brazil
Jayme wearing “cangaceiro” hat from Northeastern Brazil, on our front porch in Milwaukee
BFFs - Jayme and his cousin Julia, 2 years older, were best friends during these early years.
BFFs – Jayme and his cousin Julia, 2 years older, were best friends during these early years.

1989:
We move to Illinois

 Jayme with Mom (me)
Jayme with Mom (me)
At the cottage - summer 1989
At the cottage – summer 1989
Christmas 1989: Our first Christmas after we moved to Illinois.
Christmas 1989: Our first Christmas after we moved to Illinois.

1990

Jayme on his 5th birthday, with his cousin Betsy
Jayme on his 5th birthday, with his cousin Betsy
Easter in Janesville: Jayme spies hidden Easter eggs!
Easter in Janesville: Jayme spies hidden Easter eggs!

5 thoughts on “Weekly Feature: FLASHBACK FRIDAY- my son Jayme, 1985-1990

  1. Awww, what an adorable little stinker! The photo of him pouting on the dock at the cabin is easily one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen! And the Easter egg face he’s making! Such pure joy. 🙂

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