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I'm Old Enough to Remember....

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I'm Old Enough to Remember....

This is a group where you can add at any time anything  you remember from "back then" in our society  that isn't the same now. It'll be fun to read how things have changed from a first hand experience of the posters here!

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Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2013

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Comment by Pamela Drake on October 26, 2012 at 11:23am

My mom had a white Corningware baking dish with little blue flowers, Lisa Wiffle!  And I'M old enough to remember that there were MiGs and B-52 bombers over Vietnam on THE HUNTLEY-BRINKLEY REPORT. ("Good night, Chet." "Good night, David.  And good night for NBC News.")

Comment by wiffledust on October 14, 2012 at 9:15am

i'm old enough to remember those white corningware baking dishes with the little blue flowers on them!

Comment by wiffledust on August 24, 2012 at 7:18pm

but, annie, where did the food come from if there was no cafeteria? excuse my slowness here! :-) tom, you really had to go back to school after jfk had been shot? wow. i wonder who made that brilliant decision. the world shut down shortly after. thanks for sharing that!

i'm old enough to rememember my sisters wearing something called POW bracelets for soldiers midding in vietnam....

Comment by C. Annie Doucette on August 24, 2012 at 10:44am

A lunch Mother is a mom that came in at lunch time (cause the teacher has lunch hour) and then went to recess with us.

Comment by Tom McMurray on August 24, 2012 at 9:40am

I moved around a lot as a kid but at times in elementary and junior high school I did go home for lunch. I was at home for lunch when I learned JFK had been shot. We had to go back to school but were let out the first period after lunch when we learned he had died. During my last two years of high school, we were not allowed to leave campus but were served the best rolls ever made in the cafeteria :)

Comment by nancy Sanchez on August 23, 2012 at 10:07pm

there were lots of other choices but both of those went fast and were soooooooooooooooooo good ..

Comment by wiffledust on August 23, 2012 at 5:10pm

chili and cinnamon rolls? t hat's a funny menu! what are lunch mothers???

Comment by C. Annie Doucette on August 23, 2012 at 1:09pm

we didn't have a cafeteria in grade school!!! we had lunch mothers!

Comment by nancy Sanchez on August 22, 2012 at 10:50pm

so did my boys..good thing since I worked and by then cafeteria was standard in grade schools.....most likely even before that...we got it in Jr high and of course high school and it was mostly done in the schools then too...that was when I learned that chili and cinnamon rolls go well together...well not quite together first chili then cinnamon roll for after...yu had to be fast though as only a certain number of the rolls were made.... ...

Comment by wiffledust on August 22, 2012 at 9:43pm

i had to stay at school for lunch. but i remember the cafeteria food like it was yesterday. my favorite day was pizza. and the other great thing was ice cream between two waffle crackers. but everything was made by the cafeteria ladies, and by today's standards it was completely homemade. unbelievable!

 

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