Category Archives: Nostalgia

Celebrating Mom’s Memories on Mother’s Day – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and especially to my mom, Marilyn! Last August I interviewed my mom, two months before she turned 82. This is Part 2. In Part 1 (not available to the public), Mom talks about her … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Part 3 – Mediastenoscopy and The Beach Boys Concert at Lowell High School Reunion

  Hello readers. Part 2 of this blog series covered our first visit with the thoracic surgeon, another biopsy, and celebrating 40 years of marriage. Another Procedure Monday, October 17, 2016:  Dr. G performed a mediastenoscopy by making a small incision … Continue reading

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Heads Up – Fashion Police Check Points on Every Corner For New Year’s

Heads up, everyone. A little rat told me the Fashion Police are cracking down extra hard this year. Figures. Just when I ran out of makeup remover. Fashion Police Crackdowns Aren’t a New Tradition Sometimes fashion officers will meet an … Continue reading

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Olden Days Rotary Phones and Land Lines

“Hello, this is Grammy, and I lived in the olden days.” Does the land line in the photo below look like it belongs in the olden days? To me, it’s a pretty nice land line with an answering machine and a Bluetooth, … Continue reading

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Favorite Vintage Childhood Toys – Part 5 – Beanie & Cecil Puppets, Brooke Shields Doll and BB Guns

Welcome to Part 5 of Favorite Childhood Toys. Each part in this series has featured favorite childhood toys of my family members. So far this trip down Memory Lane has been sweet and fun, despite some disappointments and mishaps along … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys – Part 4 – Pound Puppies, Ninja Turtles Van, and K’Nex

  For Christmas 2009, I made an altered art book for my mom and dad, and inside one of the pockets is a list of family members’ favorite vintage childhood toys.  You can check out that blog post here to see … Continue reading

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Collectibles Sale – Vintage Talking Pee Wee Herman Doll, Blue Sky Collectibles and More!

We have a lot of collectibles and it’s time to sell some. The medical bills are crawling out of the woodwork mounting. A yard sale won’t cut it for collectibles, and I’ve been going back and forth between selling on eBay … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 3 – Vintage 1930s Toys

Welcome to Part 3 of Favorite Childhood Toys. If you’d like to catch up, you can go here for Part 1 (Rebel on a Pink Scooter) and here for Part 2, Chatty Kathy, Millennium Falcon, and Derringer Belt Buckle. As I … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 2 – Chatty Kathy, Millenium Falcon, and Derringer Belt Buckle

Welcome to Part 2 of my series on Favorite Childhood Toys. If you missed Part 1, Rebel on a Pink Scooter, you can catch up here. Come along on a stroll down Memory Lane. Today’s post will cover favorite childhood … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 1 – Rebel on a Pink Scooter

Do you remember what your favorite childhood toy was? For Christmas 2009, I made an altered art book for my mom and dad, and inside one of the pockets is a list of our family members’ favorite childhood toys. I … Continue reading

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