David Koller - Stanford Homepage

Old photos

Christmas presents, age 4

These two photos show me posing with some new Christmas presents I received at age 4. On the left is me and my first train set. In the second photo, I'm seated at a wooden desk that my father custom-built to match my dimensions. The desk top swings up on hinges to uncover a storage compartment. The wooden chair was built by my great-great-grandfather back around 1880.

Here I'm around 8 years old, holding my first cat. She didn't like being picked up off the ground very much, and probably clawed me in the face immediately after this photo was snapped. And to think, I used to mock people who put pictures of their cats on the Internet...