dying art....shorthand

I did Pitman's Shorthand as a high school subject. I never mastered it, but thank goodness taking notes from your boss this way changed by the time I left school. It really is a dead art. Few people today know what shorthand is.

1963

Store closure the day after the assassination of president John Fitzgerald Kennedy November 22 1963

Nostalgia - believe it or not, this is not from MTV - Baby Boomers will know this photo (creative commons NASA)

Nostalgia - believe it or not, this is not from MTV - Baby Boomers will know this photo (creative commons NASA) My first job was at NASA in the

Hopscotch

Hopscotch Rug - Now you can feel like a child again with the Hopscotch Rug. I never understood hopscotch, but I do understand rugs. And friends, this Hopscotch rug.

MOTHERS PRIDE IN THE 60'S.  The packaging has changed but Mother's Pride bread is still made by British Bakeries (part of Premier Foods) who also make Hovis and Nimble.

Mothers Pride sliced white bread wrapped in waxed paper - - oh I wish the bread still came in this waxed paper, it kept it so fresh. Mothers Pride bread was lovely too - toast with loads of Lurpak :)

Babydoll pajamas

Vintage 1950's tutti-fruity pink sheer chiffon babydoll nightie

Babydoll pajamas - remember when Mom gave us money to go to Woolworths and buy these? We thought she meant pajamas for our baby dolls!

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