No seatbelts...

No seatbelts and big back seats to sleep in. On family trips, I liked sleeping in the floor board of the back seat and my sister would sleep up in the space behind the back seat next to the rear window. We survived, thank you very much!

ice cream cup with a wooden spoon

i remember my slip i filled out: sloppy joe (hated hot dogs) potato chips, orange drink, and this wonderful ice cream cup with the little wood paddle spoon! Ice Cream Cup with Wooden Paddle Spoon.


The Wonderful World of Disney - Sunday evenings, the only night we ate in the lounge - still at the table (a small fold-up) but it was a real treat to watch tv during tea


Plasticine - I loved the way the colours stayed separate, unlike Playdoh, where everything combined to make a murky greeny-brown after a while.

Screwball ice cream with bubble gum at the bottom

favorite thing to get from the ice cream man! bubble gum ice cream with the gumball at the bottom!


Made this for mashed potatoes at my work's thanksgiving lunch.

TV Themes ~ MASH, Theme of late / early TV -- taken from the movie, the theme's actual title is "Suicide is Painless". (Watched the original movie recently.didn't really stand up to time. The TV show was much much better.

Rupert Bear

Rupert Bear and Bill the Badger. I was fortunate enough to have family in England send me the Rupert Bear Annuals.


Conker fights - in the days when these were considered good clean childhood fun, and not a health and safety risk. Funnily enough, I don't remember ever being seriously injured!

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