You're Not Old Unless You Can Remember...
When the dream of a lifetime was to pay off a mortgage. (The dream of today is to get one.)
What you do with the pointed end of a can opener.
When there was no McDonalds.
When Avocado Green and Harvest Gold were acceptable colors for appliance.
When you dressed up to fly on an airliner.
When you could watch the engines start on an airliner.
When candy bars cost a nickel.
When comic books cost 10 cents (and how traumatic it was when the price went up to 12 cents, then 15 cents).
When you actually got up out of the couch to change the channel on the TV.
When there were only four other channels to change to, five if you adjusted the antenna.
When whole communities were mass vaccinated against polio.
Where you were when you heard JFK had been shot.
When VWs broke the $2000 barrier.
When John Glenn went into space the first time.
When you drank milk through a Flav-R-Straw.
When you did calculations with a slide rule, an adding machine, and/or a table of sines, cosines, and logarithms.
When this year's new cars looked different from last year's, and when different makes of cars looked different.
When car radios were AM only.
When paperback books were 25 cents.
When you watched "Today on the Farm" on TV before going to school.
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