Amy Carter, daughter of Jimmy Carter turns 49-years-old today! Born in 167, she is one of only four Gen-Xers to live in the White House as a kid. I thought it would be fun to look back on some old pictures of her. I think these beautifully reflect a variety of trends and styles from the mid […]
O Beautiful for patriot dream That sees beyond the years Thine alabaster cities gleam, Undimmed by human tears! America! America! God shed His grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! Tonight, is the second Presidential debate between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump. Someone save us from this wreckage, […]
We, along with the rest of America, had these exact dining room chairs. Early American, baby, which makes George Washington right at home in 1976. It’s a Bicentennial Halloween costume!
Happy Fourth of July, everybody! I’ve scoured Pinterest, Flickr and a bunch of blogs for these Bicentennial photos. Big props to the moms who made matching outfits for the entire family! Where were you living on July 4, 1976? Do you remember what you did? Be sure to take this fun quiz I put together: Are […]
For America’s Bicentennial celebration in 1976, the United States Information Agency created a very trippy video. Trippy as in some have suggested the people who made it were dropping acid. It is very psychedelic. At one point, cars, hamburgers, hot dogs, baseballs and TVs fly out of a cornucopia. The flashing kaleidoscope of images is […]
Jennifer with President Jimmy Carter, 1976 | via The Oregonian on Flickr. A Gen-Xer Remembers Jimmy Carter I remember when Jimmy Carter was elected President. It was 1976 and we were living in Colorado Springs. It was the Bicentennial of the United States and throughout the city fire hydrants were painted to look like soldiers […]