It's always a fascination to me to realize total strangers around the world read my blog. How they find it, I don't know - any Google search could point them towards one of my posts, depending on what they are looking for. Such was the case recently when I had an email enquiry from a writer in Alaska who wanted to use this baby photo in an article he is working on about polar bears, as he thought the rug might be a polar bear skin.
this blog post from August 2011, the photo was one contained in a photo album I bought at an antique show. All I knew was that the photos were probably from Germany and sure enough, here's the text from the back of the image: