Toddlers on a Giant Swing at a Texas County Fair When I first saw this 35mm slide image for sale I knew I had to buy it. It features two Gen-Xers on a scary carnival ride known as the giant swing. It was taken in East Texas in 1971. It is a glorious visual representation […]
In 1976, my entire 3rd-grade class went on a field trip to a YMCA swimming pool in Colorado Springs. I was so excited! It was going to be the best field trip ever. I didn’t have a swimming suit so the night before the big day my older sister Becky altered her bright blue check […]
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I was so happy when I found this rare snapshot of a dinosaur play structure. It appears to be located behind some housing addition but I’m not sure. It could be a roadside attraction. Either way, it pays homage to everyone’s favorite purple longneck Snorkasaurus, Dino, of Flintstone fame. It put a big smile on […]
Class of 1983 A little brother with many sisters graduates high school and gets a cool car. The photo was taken in 1983. I bet he had fun driving that car in the pastures of the family farm. (Source: Reddit) If you know the make and model of this car let us know in the […]
1980s Scrapbook Today’s Daily Photo is a page from my 1980s scrapbook. It features church ribbons from the 80s and field day ribbons from the 1970s. The church ribbons belonged to my mother. She let me have them when I put the scrapbook together all those many years ago. I loved to sit in church […]
Beautiful Irish Girls, First Communion, Early 1980s DAILY PHOTO: First Communion, the early 1980s. I love pictures that reflect the religious and spiritual histories of young Gen-Xers — First Communions, Baptisms, Dedications, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, church services, church camps, etc. I thought this picture was timely because it’s the season of First Communions in […]