Category: Back in My Day
Do your homework!
Don’t just scribble some crap on it and chuck it out the car window on the way home! All you need to do is write…
Everyone is cool in a GTO Convertible.
Here’s a picture of my sister Charlotte from about 1960. I was born in April of that year, I guess she didn’t realize what a…
The Parkside Kids
I guess this is the class of 1967, for picture day I got your basic buzz cut (Dad had a flat top! And I don’t…
Pencils down, it’s happy hour
Not sure where I dug this up from, but I am pretty sure my dad worked here or in a very similar situation, when he…
I found this old “Mad Reader”, it’s a 1970’s reprint of 1950’s content. Their spoof of Archie Comics was, in my opinion, better than the real thing!
The back of an old Betty & Veronica Archie digest greeted me with this horrifying dystopian future.
What does a kid do with a Rambler?
Apparently if you ate a lot of these frozen pops, you stood a good chance of winning one of these great prizes, including a trip to France for 3! THREE – That means you, mom and dad! SIS CAN’T GO!!
Nixon and Spiro Agnew were up for reelection in 1972, and I guess times were good, because they handily defeated George McGovern. People vote with their wallets, in the end.
I was scanning in a bunch of my aunt Jean’s old photos, that’s her in the road, but who is the guy standing several feet behind her? Is he holding… a scythe?
A draft, aft.
When I was a young un, and I was being kind of a brat, at some point my mother would comment, “John’s just showing his butt today!”