Category Archives: childhood

Retro Santa

I was looking at some old photographs the other night when I stumbled across this picture. That is me circa 1970’s with my mom’s Santa doll that she received as a Christmas present when she was a little girl, probably … Continue reading

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Just Like Mom

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Pac-Man vs Lincoln Logs

I remember being about 8 or 9 the Christmas we got our Atari gaming system. I used to kick ass at Pac-Man. I was quite the gamer back in the day. My dad was annoyed with this new technology and … Continue reading

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Mommy, buy me something!

Toys were so simple back in the olden days, specifically during the 1970’s.   Sounds like fun to me. Yes, I had one. No, my brownies were not edible. Looks like Bert was put on hold. Fine, just stop yelling … Continue reading

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Scary Kid Ads

What is it about a scary looking child, that makes our stomachs drop in fear? Kids are supposed to be cute and innocent, not demonic and evil, that’s why. (If you’ve never seen the movie, “Rosemary’s Baby,” be prepared to … Continue reading

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Boombastic

I got my first boombox when I was around 9 years old. It was small, a pink one, with an antenna sticking straight up into the air. It didn’t take me long to poke someone in the eye with it, … Continue reading

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Get your chew on….

I’ve always loved a good stick of gum, how about you? I went way back to the early 1900’s to search for gum ads, and I was quite surprised when I found what seemed like a Wrigley monopoly. According to … Continue reading

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