07 February 2007

Somewhere in my youth or childhood

Things I miss:

  • Funny Face drink mix and collectible cups
  • Hershey's Chocolate Syrup in a can
  • Thrifty Drugstore ice cream cones
  • Saturday morning cartoons with School House Rock on ABC before Disney's aquisition
  • Wild Kingdom brought to you by Mutual of Omaha
  • Name That Tune
  • Sesame Street before Elmo
  • The Electric Company with Rita Moreno
  • transistor radios
  • black & white TV shows rerun on regular broadcast TV
  • good penmanship
  • gasoline for 75¢ a gallon
  • letters sent by US Mail for 15¢
  • The Muppet Show
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman
  • Merry-go-rounds and see-saws at public parks
  • crossing guards
  • four-square, jumping rope, kickball

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