This was the floppy drive I had on my Apple II+ ... the 5 1/4" floppy discs were used in these. [Not a child at the time, but this goes way back]

This was the floppy drive I had on my Apple II+ ... the 5 1/4" floppy discs were used in these. [Not a child at the time, but this goes way back]

Operation Game   Remember this game so well as a kid.  Now my grandson is playing a current one but with Buzz light year as the patient.

Operation Game Remember this game so well as a kid. Now my grandson is playing a current one but with Buzz light year as the patient.

Mercurochrome - Notice the lovely color? As you might have guessed from the name, it contained mercury. Yup. Moms all across the nation were swabbing open wounds with a concoction made from stuff now well-known to cause brain damage, kidney failure, and birth defects. Wheeeeeee!

Mercurochrome - Notice the lovely color? As you might have guessed from the name, it contained mercury. Yup. Moms all across the nation were swabbing open wounds with a concoction made from stuff now well-known to cause brain damage, kidney failure, and birth defects. Wheeeeeee!

In my day, every grandmother had some in a drawer...the topper/applicator crusted over.

In my day, every grandmother had some in a drawer...the topper/applicator crusted over.

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