The 80s American Girl Doll is Historical Character Courtney Moore Brings Iconic Decade to Life for Millions of Fans and Their Parents From the official news release from Mattel American Girl, the beloved brand known for helping girls grow up with confidence and character, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel, today announced the launch of […]
I have been hanging on to this photo of a little girl in a Ronald McDonald dress since 2014! She has to be one of the only kids in the history of the McUniverse to be photographed in this giddup on school picture day. Isn’t she totally adorable? Her name is Lisa. She was a […]
The Generation X memes and articles during this dreadful pandemic are priceless, especially the video of the family pantomiming Journey’s Separate Ways. I love it so much! I hope it puts a big smile on your face. There have been several articles written about the unique ability of Gen-Xers to endure isolation in a pandemic. Check out […]
I’m gonna live my life Like every day’s the last Without a simple goodbye It all goes by so fast… The Williams Brothers, 1991 Twice during my childhood, I released balloons with messages. My classmates and I wrote messages on small pieces of paper and tied them to balloons before releasing them to the heavens. […]
As if the 1970s weren’t dangerous enough for kids, Magic Mountain let children pet and sit atop a heavily sedated lion inside their “Enchanted Cottage” attraction. Named Major, the lion once starred with Johnny Weissmuller in Tarzan. Magic Mountain opened in Valencia, California (now Santa Clarita) in 1971. I was almost four-years-old and living in […]
My little corner of the Internet scored a mention on the popular job site Monster.com. Many thanks to the journalist! Here’s my post on the Facebook page about it. Here is the excerpt that includes a link to a post I wrote about latchkey kids. Can’t Gen X Pick Up the Slack?Generation X spans those […]
Scary Easter bunny pictures are in plentiful supply around here. If you’d like to submit a vintage Easter photo, please email me at jenx1967 at Gmail dot com. Thanks! Also, be sure and check out vintage pictures of Halloween and Christmas.