a) as a child I was in serious need of some serious orthodontia
b) my mother was colorblind and liked to dress me in some hideous clothes!
This is a picture of me circa 1982. As if I had to tell you with that heinous coat. I mean, who puts orange, yellow and GREEN together on a coat? And... notice the lovely waist belt that accompanied the coat. So 1979......I swear it was left on the clearance rack back in the 70's and my mom had to buy it in 1982.