Are You Older Than Dirt?

Old 06-08-2014, 09:06 PM
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Oh my! I hate to admit it. I remember all those things too. I will include the two room school house with a merry-go-round that also swung back and forth. All 8 grades got recess at the same time.
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:30 PM
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Older than dirt here too! What wonderful memories!! ...when we got a TV, only Mom or Dad could turn it on, or change the channel. You "minded" the neighborhood parents, said "please, and thank-you", and referred to adults as Mr. or Mrs., and Ma'am or Sir! We walked or biked or roller skated where ever we went. In high school blue jeans weren't allowed!
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Old 06-09-2014, 02:28 AM
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What a wonderful trip down Memory Lane - I HAD a 1951 Aqua Studebaker Champion. It was my first car - got it three months after I graduated from High School in 1956...Alexander Ramsey High School - Roseville, Mn. I loved that car - Some rummy ran into me and damaged the car enough to total it out and I ended up with a 1952 Plymouth. Do they make Plymouths anymore?????

What's the name of that old song????? "Memories Are Made of This".

Oh, yah, I am older than dirt. PROUD OF IT!

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Old 06-09-2014, 02:33 AM
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Remember ballet slippers and balarena skirts ? Silk dresses made from parachutes ? Fleers double bubble gum ? What is your recipe for MUD PIES ? YES ! I am older than dirt and am learning this new technology.
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Old 06-09-2014, 02:55 AM
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Of all those wonderful memories I think the one I miss the most is hearing kids out playing and using their imaginations like we all did when we were young. My 3 GD's had never played in the rain or splashed in water puddles til they moved here and I took them out to play with me. DIL went crazy cause I got them all muddy. The look on her face was priceless when my son came in and he was the muddiest of all. She did not talk to us for a week. But she had to get over it cause from then on they got to play with their Dad and Gramma every time it rained. And I must say I still make a pretty good mud pie : )
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Old 06-09-2014, 02:57 AM
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Poodle skirts with 3 or 4 stiff crinoline slips under it, black and white saddle shoes, new combination locks at the start of the school year?
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:17 AM
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My mother was born in 1906 and would tell us about the time before airports and traffic signals. I would love to see a "Remember When" from that era.

I read a "Remember When" from the 80's and couldn't understand why it was classified as nostalgia!
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:25 AM
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Familiar with every dang one.
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:25 AM
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Thanks for the fun trip down Memory Lane: older than dirt here!
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:31 AM
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I am sorry to say i remember them all. Actually I am not sorry. Those were the innocent carefree days,.
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