Before fanny packs and Andrea Bocelli concerts, your parents were free-wheeling, fashion-forward and super awesome. My Parents Were Awesome is a 2011 book by Eliot Glazer. It’s full of awesome pictures of awesome parents in the age before filters, Flickr and Picmonkey’s touch-up tool. Most of the parents featured in the book are Baby Boomers […]
Talk about an award-winning Throwback Thursday! @WilliamShatner #TBThur Which is worse: my 2nd grade school pic from 1974 or that the shirt’s in my closet in 2014? pic.twitter.com/NyacIlD21T — Retro Art Blog (@RetroArtBlog) April 24, 2014 — Retro Art Blog (@RetroArtBlog) April 24, 2014 @RetroArtBlog I’m more worried about the shirt behind it! #ghastly 😉 […]
In the spring of 1974, I attended Ivywild Elementary School in Colorado Springs. My time there was very brief — maybe two weeks at the most — but the building captured my imagination. Ivywild was built in 1912. Being there was like stepping back in time. Despite its age, it was in pristine condition. The […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about the Cold War since the Russian invasion of Crimea. December 1985 seems like an absolute lifetime ago. What were you doing then?