Rosie the Riveter Impersonator

DSCN6609The other day I wrote about Rosie the Riveter Day at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA, that we visited while on vacation in California. (Here’s the internal link from that post: http://www.menupause.info/archives/19201)

So yesterday, on Rosie the Riveter Day, I asked my husband to take a photo of me in the Rosie the Riveter Day garb: red polka dot bandana, red socks, and navy shirt and pants, symbols of what the women wore when working in the WWII factories.

The only flaw are my sneakers. I did not have black work shoes. My bad!

Here’s the postcard from the rally (posted earlier this week). Any resemblance??? She looks a lot tougher than me—-and younger, but it’s the thought that counts!

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P.S. My classmate and “resident poet” posted this comment that I wanted to put on the site itself. I love it!

New comment on your post “Rosie the Riveter Impersonator” Author: Mary-Lou Meyers (IP: 50.32.212.249, 50.32.212.249) Email: mlmeyers4@frontier.com URL: Comment: That’s quite a get-up, you pass the test, muscles and all, and those women must have had a few filling in for all the men. I remember my sister-in-law’s mother, who could do seven push-ups into her her seventies if not eighties, so we have to believe she had a great deal of muscle strength. The men laughed when she did it then, today, they make a fuss over my pull-ups on the bar. How times change!

13 Responses to “Rosie the Riveter Impersonator”

  1. Rosie Says:

    Great picture!!! Love it!!!

  2. Paula Says:

    Fantastic! Women—on the job every day. That could be your aunt in the original. Close resemblance. Rosie was fighting mad.

  3. Coll Says:

    Love it too! You could have looked a bit more fierce, but not your personality! Get yourself a pair of black SAS shoes or tennis shoes and you’ll complete the look. But then red sneakers are in since Garrison Keillor made them stylish. Nice biceps. I’m impressed. This icon appears at some of Hillary’s campaign gatherings. She has the Can Do spirit for sure.

  4. Maura Says:

    You look amazing! Strong lady!

  5. Sylvia Says:

    Very fun! Always great to see you, ES! –sylvia

  6. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Thanx! Sorry we are not closer in time and space! ellensue

  7. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Many thanx again for taking us to the museum. Great place! I sent my website w/ address for the postings. ellensue

  8. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Thanx for all that info! Yes, I do have black sneakers. Forgot all about them because they are winter shoes! Will use next time.
    Best, ellensue

  9. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Thanx for the compliment! ellensue

  10. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Perfect response from another Rosie! ellensue

  11. Jackie Says:

    That’s great – love it!

  12. Mary-Lou Meyers Says:

    That’s quite a get-up, you pass the test, muscles and all, and those women must have had a few
    filling in for all the men. I remember my sister-in-law’s mother, who could do seven push-ups into her
    her seventies if not eighties, so we have to believe she had a great deal of muscle strength. The men
    laughed when she did it then, today, they make a fuss over my pull-ups on the bar. How times change!

  13. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Sorry, I meant to put Rosie comment here. ellensue

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