Tag Archives: nostalgia

The ‘Victory Garden’ still has meaning for today’s generation

I have long believed the WWll concept of everyone having a ‘Victory Garden’ of their own has more meaning for us now in these times in a quite different way. In the time of WWll, individuals grew Victory Gardens as … Continue reading

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Haunted? Old houses are rumored to retain their residents for a very long time … I’m told

About a year after we bought the house, we made both upstairs rooms into bedrooms. My sister came on a visit from Utah and slept upstairs in the bedroom where in the photo below shows a red circle around the … Continue reading

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I love the way advertising portrayed kids in the 1950s.

I love the way advertising portrayed kids in the 1950s. While I never had this brand, we did have Spam and potted meat….yuck! Took many a lunch to school that had sandwich made with potted meat or spam. And unlike … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Wife

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Language (How to Be a Good Wife): “The following is from a 1950’s home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life: 1. Have dinner ready: Plan ahead, even … Continue reading

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