Cash Grass or Ass sticker
Posted in Back in My Day Flotsam

Cash, Grass, or…

I had a sticker on my dashboard years ago, the one that says “CASH GRASS or ASS*. Nobody rides for free.” Usually, my friend Mario…

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Schoolyard Fistfight
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OK bloomers

Here’s what the next moron that says “OK Boomer” needs. And your mother says you can do your own laundry from now on.

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Ripple shoe ad
Posted in Back in My Day The Advertising

Wait until the other shoe drops

These “Ripple” shoes probably were fun and different to wear, and maybe changed a person’s gait in a positive way. Years later, say 1970 something,…

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Posted in Back in My Day Puzzles and games

Minesweeper!

Hey, remember this! I remember playing this on earlier windows computers, Minesweeper came pre-installed, and why not. Looks like everything old is new again, I…

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Sketchy guy at cookout
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Cook-Outs are fun but watch out for pests

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Posted in Back in My Day Flotsam

Color me recycled

I was going through some stuff in the garage, and I found this McNeilus garbage truck coloring book. What happened was, when I was working…

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Posted in Back in My Day Flotsam In the Shop

Don’t throw the radio in the river

My dad bought this model GE radio for my mom, I think for their anniversary? They were listening to it at the breakfast table, it…

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Flicko the very bad light switch

You have to decide. Lie in the dark with Flicko, or flick his snotty red nose to make the lights come on?

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Harry Truman and Mount St. Helens
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Mt. St. Helens ash? Or just fireplace sweepings?

Today is the 39th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, May 18th 1980. I was just 20 then, and barely noticed the ash…

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Ad for Ethyl gasoline additive
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Ethyl has gas.

Used to be some gasoline had a proprietary antiknock compound in it called “Ethyl”. If I had been old enough to be a gas station…

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