Yay, no seatbelts! This is how we traveled on vacation AND NOBODY GOT HURT. Thank you, God! Reading comic books, snacking and napping is how we kids passed the time.

Yay, no seatbelts! This is how we traveled on vacation AND NOBODY GOT HURT. Thank you, God! Reading comic books, snacking and napping is how we kids passed the time.

Silly Putty was so cool. It could do so many things, even bounce! This picture reminded me of how much I loved transferring newspaper images!

Silly Putty was so cool. It could do so many things, even bounce! This picture reminded me of how much I loved transferring newspaper images!

OMG! I had a pair of the wool orange plaid and actually wore them to school in the 7th grade! I am so embarrassed now just thinking about it!

OMG! I had a pair of the wool orange plaid and actually wore them to school in the 7th grade! I am so embarrassed now just thinking about it!

These were like my mom's. and they hurt to use them! Burned fingers and tangled spikes that dug into your head!

These were like my mom's. and they hurt to use them! Burned fingers and tangled spikes that dug into your head!

Girls were not allowed to wear pants when I was in school.  Dresses like these were the rule. I had to wear a snow suit in winter when I walked to school because my legs would get so cold.

Girls were not allowed to wear pants when I was in school. Dresses like these were the rule. I had to wear a snow suit in winter when I walked to school because my legs would get so cold.

Rear of the station wagon as a play area while driving . . . in the day

Rear of the station wagon as a play area while driving . . . in the day

Baby Carrier - yup, this was it.  Even took babies riding in the car in these BEFORE seat belts were standard equipment!  And yet -- guess what?  Those babies are now middle-aged and doing just fine!

Baby Carrier - yup, this was it. Even took babies riding in the car in these BEFORE seat belts were standard equipment! And yet -- guess what? Those babies are now middle-aged and doing just fine!

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