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Sand rubies. Used to spend hours looking for these in elementary school.
Contempo Casuals Logo by Kitten Moon, via Flickr
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Everyone had the handle sticking out of their back pocket!
Have to confess I didn't learn to play jacks till a boyfriend's mother taught me when I was 17.
School Yard Fortune Teller! "Pick a Color" Red! "R-E-D" "Pick a Number" 2 "1-2" "Pick another number" 7 *lifts flap* "You will Marry Ricky Schroder"
Four square was my GAME at recess although I could never do spinners like some could. Now kids have different stuff (bus stops?) and it's just not the same.
Metal school desks with lid opening and storage, though ours were always in dull aqua, not pink.
Loved watching these.
University of Arizona Wildcats disc
Wife of the artist Victor Mottez (1809-1897) kate lyden xx
Fireworks shop sign, Ahmedabad. Photo by Meanest Indian (Meena Kadri).
12.24 pm Friday 13th, 1927: although she wasn't the most successful member of the freak show, Adelaide the snake charmer was the politest and best behaved.