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Monday, April 23, 2007


It's hard to believe this was 33 years ago.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

In the early to mid 1970's, this commercial seemed like it was here to stay forever:

Hold the pickles, Hold the lettuce
Special orders don't upset us
All we ask is that you let us
Serve it your way.
Have it your way,
Have it your way,
Have it your way
At Burger King.

Sunday, April 08, 2007

I loved this stuff.
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This was my favorite book in 1972.

Friday, April 06, 2007

These came out around 1974. It was a very successful line for Mego. I thought they were cool, but owning them was out of the question because they were considered, by my parents, to be dolls. They sell for a small fortune MIB. If I had known back then how much our stuff would be worth today, I would have bought one of everything. ....
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Thursday, April 05, 2007

Having been an only child in the 70's, mom didn't have to deal with this nagging question...
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Sunday, April 01, 2007

So where were you June 5 - 11, 1976? I'm not sure what I did all week, but I'm almost positive I watched Sonny and Cher on one of those nights...
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10 minutes ago I was on eBay. I didn't know what to look for but for some reason I typed in "Jack in the boxes" (I've never done that before. I swear. hahahaa!). When I saw the above item, I did a double-take. I had this back when I was about 4 ('72). I forgot all about it until now. I don't think I'll bid, though. The memories are enough....