Once you learn how to be happy, you won't tolerate being around people who make you feel anything less. so true!

Remember having to lay our heads down on our desks and rest?

Alfred Eisenstaedt Mining Town, Pennsylvania, April, Elementary school children with heads down on desk during rest period in classroom in this dreary coal mining town.

I remember these windows!

This was called a vent window, sometimes a wing. Its purpose was to deflect the wind when you had the window down. Perhaps to influence more car buyers to select the A/C option, auto makers phased out the vent window in

Brach's Pick-a-Mix

I remember this from our neighborhood grocery store.Brach's Pick-a-Mix display in the grocery store.

Collapsible toy thingies

Little vintage push-up toys - hours of fun, could you make the horse bow his…

Remember these guys????        Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip. Yip.

No one ever knows what the heck I'm talking about when I start up with the yip yip yip uh-huh uh-huhs! But I'd forgotten about the uh-huh parts

Socks with pom pom balls

Socks with pom pom balls. The pom poms wouldn't let the sock slip into your shoe.


I Love ZiGGY! I have a Ziggy bag that I carry my Bible and things in to church every Sunday.

Telephone booths.

Fully enclosed telephone booths, or "how we called to have our parents pick us up back in the dark ages.

Dorothy Hamill's wedge haircut from the 1970's.

Dorothy Hamill's Famous Wedge Haircut Photo Gallery

Olympic figure skating champion, Dorothy Hamill, was famous for her wedge haircut.

Blowing Soap Bubbles.

You could buy these at T,G, & Y. Better yet, Mom would make soap bubbles using dish soap in a saucer and the "wand" was an empty wooden spool of thread.

String-Tie Headbands/Yarn Ponytail Ties

String-Tie Headbands/Yarn Ponytail Ties - My mom still used these in my hair in the early Loved that I could coordinate with my outfit!

shoulder pads 80s

why women in the thought looking like a linebacker would make them more attractive is still one of life's greatest mysteries. What were we thinking?

It hasta be Shasta!

anyone remember Big Top soda? Pretty sure of the name, used to drink it upstate PA.