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 […]
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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 […]
The longer I blog about my generation, Generation X, the 13th generation of Americans, and the older I get, the more it feels as if I’m merely compiling a record of demographic nearly forgotten before it could be remembered. Were we – are we – truly a lost generation like the nomads who came before […]
My father lived for roadside attractions along the rural byways of America. He loved to take Sunday afternoon drives and he loved to take long trips across country. Born in 1930, he was a member of the Silent Generation. He grew up during The Great Depression and hated the Interstate Highway system because he believed […]
Like every other Gen-Xer born in 1967, I turn 50-years-old this year. In fact, yesterday was my 50th Birthday! Happy Birthday to me! After all these years, I’ve learned a thing or two and come to a few conclusions. By the time you’re 50, you’ve lost at least a few good friends from your childhood or […]