Jeanna would have been 54 today. Born in 1967, she died in December from complications of COVID. I met Jeanna during my first days of college when I was just 17-years-old. We both lived on the 5th floor of Hatley Hall at Southern Nazarene University. She was a stunning beauty driving around campus in her […]
When I spotted this photo of a 1970s mom holding a glass of green Kool-Aid I knew I had to buy it! I discovered it on Etsy, one of my favorite online marketplaces. It reminded me of that Kool-Aid slogan, which first appeared in 1979: “Moms depend on Kool-Aid like kids depend on moms.” It […]
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Baby needs to watch out for Sneaky Snake 🍺 🐍 hiding in the sculpted shag. The Subject: “I’m 90 percent sure it was an empty bottle of beer, but I am from Wisconsin so…” 😆 Source: Chris B. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED!
Tom T. Hall, (b. 1936), died tonight. I loved listening to an 8-track of his songs that my older brother Billy (b. 1962) sent me for my 12th or 13th birthday. He was stationed in Okinawa at the time and I had never received a more magnificent gift. It came with an 8-track tape player […]
The Elliotts, 1968 I hope life, treats you kind And I hope that you have all That you ever dreamed of… (Dolly Parton, I Will Always Love You, 1973) The experiences that form my early childhood memories are like a collection of 35mm slides stored in the carousel of my mind. Through the whirring of […]