Tag Archives: nostalgia

Simon Says

I’m not even going to mention how long it’s been since I posted something here. Before people played Angry Birds and chased imaginary Pokemon, there was Simon Says. Here’s two commercials back to back for this obnoxious computerized toy, although … Continue reading

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Have you been good this year?

Don’t look into his eyes. I haven’t sat on a strangers lap for many years now. The whole sitting on Santa’s lap is an extremely messed up tradition. Take a look at this guy! A child this young should not … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

The year was 1982. I was dressed as a gypsy, if I recall. It was a chilly night, a slight drizzle coming from the October sky, the streetlights shining onto the pavement and sidewalks. I had my pillowcase ready for … 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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Hair, glorious hair…

My hair and I have always had issues. It was a beautiful dark brown when I was just a kidlet. (I borrowed that word from someone, but have forgotten just who. So, thank you, whoever it was…oh wait, Mental Mama!) … Continue reading

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