Saturday, December 22, 2018

Back In The Good Ol' Days.....





































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  1. "Roll a window"? How about dial a phone number.

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  2. Walking twelve blocks to school and back, no problem. Later on, walking 3/4 of a mile just to get on the school bus. Hey, country living.

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  3. ...and show me yours and I'll show you mine, here I'll give you some marbles too...
    Climbing trees. Building forts. Once found a whole stack of Penthouse magazines in an old boat used as a play structure put behind a Lutheran church. Hiding out in the loft of an old barn when the owner came by.

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  4. It was even better in the 50s.

    We didn't have Lefties (well, we had them, but they knew what would happen if they tried anything).

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  5. Oh hell yeah! A .22 single shot and a pocket of shorts, a wooden wall phone you had to crank to get on a party line, bread truck, ice truck, Dr. house calls, crank the Model A, bed sheet parachuting off the garage roof,Mom beatin' our ass with a wooden coat hangar, and we turned out OK.

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  6. And, oh yeah, TV (B&W was a lot better than color when you think about how the quality of the shows went down), movies, music, and candy - so much better in the 50s

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    1. B&W tv? I started out with just a radio listening to the Shadow, Amos & Andy,etc. It was wonderful.

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  7. And guess what, we all survived.

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  8. Yes, I remember all of those great memories. My walk to school was only 1 mile but now the school is just down the road (less than 100 yards) and the bus picks them up - I couldn't believe it the first time I noticed.

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  9. Remember putting on leggings (girls and boys) to walk to school on the cold days of winter!

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