Monday, December 9, 2013

Fwd: Walk down Memory Lane....




These are really great.  Lots of memories….

Some not seen in a long time...
Easter                                                          chicksBaby Doll pjs                                                      Remember                                                          these 1950's                                                     '60's Loved  Baby                                                     Dolls so comfy on                                                      those                                                          hot summer                                                     nights.Sealtest Ice                                                      Creamcroquet...we                                                     played  in our                                                          backyardHeaven Sent.Tinker Toys. --                                                     Hours  and                                                          hours of fun                                                         with  these!vintage 1950's                                                      Bulova. My                                                          Mom wore hers                                                     everydayBringing your                                                     lunch  to                                                          school in a                                                     brown paper                                                      bag...with it                                                     stapled at  the                                                              top and my name                                                     written  on it :)four leaf                                                     clover  pressed                                                          in bookSugar DaddyBronzed Baby                                                     ShoesI remember                                                     these,     but                                                          cherry Luden's                                                      were my  favorite.Cursive                                                     writing  guides                                                          above the                                                     chalkboard and                                                      pull-down maps.This is an                                                      antique  music                                                          download                                                        service.. place  in                                                     front of speaker,                                                      wait  for                                                            song, and hope                                                     that  everyone can                                                     be quiet for  4 and                                                     a                                                          half minutesChicks of                                                     various  colors.                                                          We called them Methiolate. for                                                     boo   boo'sI remember                                                     these  trendy                                                          aluminum                                                     drinking  glasses.                                                     Could never  decide                                                     which                                                          color to                                                     choose!lucite grapesSpent                                                                                                                     hours making                                                     these.Bank BooksDid these come                                                     in   laundry                                                          soap boxes or                                                     from a gas  station                                                     when you filled up                                                         w/                                                          gas? We had a                                                      set of  them!I was allowed                                                     to stay  up                                                          until the end of                                                     Ed  Sullivan to                                                     watch Topo  Gigio                                                     :)                                                           vintage topo                                                     gigio vinyl  toy                                                     ('60s? '70s?)Remember the                                                       fruit                                                          flavored wax                                                     coke  bottles!White baby                                                     shoes with  the                                                          bellsThis is the                                                          way we dry                                                          our hair,    dry                                                     our hair,  dry our                                                     hair . .  .All my                                                     elementary  school                                                          papers were                                                     printed on a                                                      mimeograph...I can                                                     still                                                          smell the purple                                                      ink :)Kids say the                                                         darndest                                                           things....Remember using                                                     this?An old Outhouse                                                     at  the                                                          abandoned                                                     Homeplace of                                                       Michael Crowell near                                                     Halls  Mill                                                          in Bedford                                                        County,  Tennessee.                                                      Collecting  photos                                                     of                                                          Middle                                                     Tennessee  Outhouses                                                     seems somewhat                                                      strange, but                                                          due to the fact                                                     that  these                                                     Tennessee treasures                                                      are                                                           fast                                                     disappearing from                                                         the Tennessee                                                      landscape  makes                                                          it all the more                                                      necessary to                                                     photograph  them.                                                     Those                                                                                                                                                                          Outhouses which                                                     have not  been                                                     destroyed or                                                     removed  by                                                          human   hands  and                                                      urban  development                                                      are fast  decaying                                                            from the                                                     elements of  time.                                                     It is to our native                                                      T...Black and                                                     White  Saddle                                                          ShoesTransistor                                                       RadioFloor Model                                                     vintage  radioDear Diary ...General Store                                                     Paper                                                          Cutter,                                                     EveryeskimoReinforcement                                                          rings...because                                                         your  notebook paper                                                     holes  would                                                          tear                                                          and these would                                                     mend  them...We had these                                                     Wooly  Willy                                                          magnetic toys in                                                     the  1960's when we                                                     were kids  ...Formica    table,                                                     vinyl                                                          chairs. I would                                                     love to  have one                                                     nowLibrary cardsmascara-add                                                     waterThis is how                                                     ears  were                                                          pierced back in                                                         the  day!....with a                                                     needle  after                                                          freezing your                                                     ear with  ice.the old                                                     auditoriums1970's rotary                                                      dial  phonenoxzemaDoing the Bunny                                                     Hop!The odd                                                     positions we  would                                                          lay in on the                                                     floor when  talking                                                     on the phone.Woolworth                                                     &  Kreske's                                                          soda fountains                                                     ... our  favorite                                                         treat of the  monthShoeless                                                     Teenage  Couples                                                          Dancing in HS                                                     Gym During  a Sock                                                     HopKnow what these                                                     are?  Think                                                          music..... Yep,                                                     you put  them in the                                                     middle of  45s                                                             (small records)                                                     to make  them fit                                                     on  the stem of                                                      the                                                          record player.Hard to                                                     believe!stockings in a                                                     boxGas Stations                                                      used to     be                                                          called service                                                     stations  ... they                                                     would rush to  your                                                          car, check the                                                     water and  oil, put                                                      air in your  tires,                                                          wash your                                                     windows, and  pump                                                     your fuses~                                                      used  before                                                             current circuit                                                      breakersdagwood.chenille bath                                                     robes Good old times                                                      -  REMEMBER                                                             !!pant                                                       stretchers.....helped                                                          reduce ironing                                                     &  make the                                                     front pleat.Ricky NelsonRemember                                                          ever having to                                                           do this????Interior of one                                                      room                                                          schoolhouseRed Skelton eclectic                                                     spellingHomemade  ice                                                        cream                                                           ....waiting to                                                     lick the  dasher!Seamed                                                     stockingsDick and JaneA very                                                     elegant,                                                      frill-free                                                          box of vintage                                                      Crayola  crayons.                                                         #Crayola  #crayons                                                          #vintage                                                     #stationery  #office                                                     #school #supplies#vintage.                                                     #turquoise  #aqua                                                            #camera 1940 real                                                       silver  tinselled                                                             christmas tree!                                                      Stunning!...and then you                                                     would  save                                                          the eggWringer                                                     Washing  MachineMilk ManJacks Game:                                                           Multicolored                                                          metal jacks and                                                     a red  rubber                                                     ball...window                                                          tray at the                                                     drive-indiaper pinswaterproof                                                      pants  which                                                             were referred to                                                     as pic up stixsElementary                                                     School  GlueRoller Skating                                                     at  the                                                          Roller Rink on                                                     Saturday                                                       afternoons.Drive-in                                                     theaterson mom's                                                     dresserAluminum                                                      Christmas  treePincurls with                                                     bobbie  pinsCap gun,  roll                                                     caps*pinball                                                     machinesI had a pet                                                     turtle!!rusty gas                                                     pump...Library  card                                                        catalogsdancing                                                     cigarette   pack                                                          ads