Going through my mother’s cedar chest, we found our old Girl Scout and Boy Scout uniforms. My mother loved being a Girl Scout leader, and of course, she was awesome! Here’s my brother’s San Gabriel Valley Boys Scouts of America cub scout shirt. This was back when we were all, quite literally, Valley Girls. I […]
In January, the Sundance Film Festival will kick off in Park City Utah, with 110 feature films. Selected from more than 13,000 submissions, the films come from 29 different countries. I reviewed all the selections and have selected some that I think will be of special interest to Gen-Xers (born 1961-1981), including Generation Wealth. Also on my […]
Frank went to a flea market in search of an 8 mm projector. He found one, and inside the case was a family’s lost 8 mm memories from 1976 and 1977. He uploaded the vintage film to YouTube in 2013. It doesn’t appear that anyone has laid claim to it yet. The collection of short […]
A beautiful picture of sisters wearing identical dresses. This photo was taken in 1976, and reflects the patchwork dresses with pinafores that were popular during the Bicentennial Era. Do you remember pinafore dresses? I wore a pink dotted Swiss dress with a white pinafore in my 2nd grade school picture. I loved pinafores! Here is […]
Check out the top 10 news stories that defined Generation X, according to Top Tenz. Do you agree with their choices? You won’t believe what they left out! Join the conversation on Facebook.
The following 8 mm film was shot in 1972, and features a Halloween parade at Lamco International School, Liberia. It’s a short, beautiful film, and I loved seeing all the homemade costumes. Seeing so many in one parade is a real treat because by 1972, Ben Cooper had completely taken over the Halloween market. None […]