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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

1973 TV Guide:

I had no idea cable was around back then.

Random find:

I'm guessing these are early/mid-'70s. I also don't know if they were mail-aways or not, but regardless, cereal premiums were pretty decent back in the day. I'm not sure if cereal boxes have premiums in them anymore.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Stuff I had:

The above is the back of a Honeycomb cereal box, with a record attached. It was around 1974/75. I'm guessing they don't make cereal box records anymore, but I wonder if they'll do CD's someday. Btw, the above record??? Totally lame.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Random thought:

I wish all siblings could play together as nicely as Donny and Marie seem to be doing. They look so happy with their new dolls.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Alice Hyatt, the waitress / aspiring broadway performer:

She used to be sad, used to be shy. Funniest thing, the saddest part is she never knew why... Kickin' herself for nothin' was her favorite sport. She had to get out and start enjoyin' 'cause life's too short. There's a new girl in town, 'cause she's feelin' good. Got a smile, got a song, for the neighborhood. There's a new girl in town on her own two feet, and that girl's here to say with some luck and love life's gonna be so sweeeeeeeeeet.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Now I remember:

The Carhop Song: Here we come on the run with a burger on a bun, and a slab of coleslaw on the side. Oh your tastebuds we will tickle with a cold dill pickle, and all of our potatoes will be fried, fried, fried. Our burgers can't be beat 'cause we grind our own meat. Grind grind grind grind grind! (I forget this line) and if you ask for it we'll serve you, an apple pie pie pie pie pie! An apple pie pie pie pie pie!!!!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

I am most thankful for:
My God
My health
My home
My Country
My freedom
My family
My friends

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

April 7 - 13, 1973

It's a shame Children's TV had to grow up at all. Life's too short. Btw, does anybody know who the cartoon characters are next to Fred and Wilma? I've no clue.

Monday, November 22, 2010

No way Jose:

I was struggling to come up with a description, but then I realized the pic pretty much speaks for itself. That Jose's an idiot.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

I was just thinking about:

The episode of "Land Of The Lost" with Medusa in it. I think it was probably one of the best episodes. Apparantly alot of people remembered it also because there were tons of pics of it in the image search I just did. The woman who played Medusa looks familiar, but I just can't seem to figure out who she is.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sometimes this old farm feels like a long-lost friend:

Vacation's over. Florida's nice, but there really is no place like home.

Random find:

You never know what you'll find when you do an image search for Fail...

Hallmark Date Books:

These were given away at Hallmark Stores throughout the decade, although I'm not sure if they were made beyond that. I'd totally forgotten about these until yesterday.

Friday, November 19, 2010

When art imitates life:

The above reminded me of when I about 5 yrs. old. My folks got drunk and tried to give my pet canary a bath in the sink. Once it got out of the cage it flew around the room and they couldn't catch it. To this day they deny it. I believe I told this story before, but I wanted to use the pic.

Monday, November 15, 2010

I haven't been posting much because...

I'm in Florida. Been here for a few weeks. I have no internet at my rental, so I'm using the public libarary's. It's hard to think of new posts surrounded by 50 people, so please check out the archives. I do check my email mon thru thursday. My best to all.

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