Do you remember when the Good Old Days weren't all that, ahem, old? If you're anything like me, you're probably wondering how the years could have passed by so fast. It's almost like a blur!
"I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine," says Mr. Hardcastle in Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. Ah, yes... I am sure that Hardcastle speaks for many of us. It's always fun to reminisce.
I especially remember watching the Slinky commercial. I could hardly wait to get one and watch it walk down the stairs! Afterwards, I think my parents were sorry they gave it to me. Such a racket!
Do you remember when times seemed simpler and more fun? Whether it's 70s, 60s, or 50s nostalgia, or earlier still, you'll find LOTS of fun reading here.
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For instance, I recall growing up in the 1950s, and the girls all wanting poodle skirts and saddle shoes, and the boys wore Ivy League pants with those thin black and grey stripes and white buck shoes. Those white bucks were sure a challenge to keep clean!
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