Monday Flashback Open Thread: What’s Old is New Again

They say that fashion goes in twenty year cycles. These days, I’m wondering about toys. I was the happy owner of an original Care Bear, my daughter, thirty-five years later, is thoroughly enjoying a Care Bear of her own. My son is just as into Star Wars as my brother was the summer that Return of the Jedi hit the theaters.  Read More Monday Flashback Open Thread: What’s Old is New Again

Monday Night Flashback OT: Picking Favorites

In high school, it was my initial on a chain. In college, it was a pendant I got at a Cure concert. In nearly every stage of my life, I’ve had a piece of jewelry that I’ve worn nearly every day without fail. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: Picking Favorites

Monday Night Flashback OT: The Songs We Sing

Greetings, dear readers! Happy Monday to you. I hope if you indulged in the holiday over the weekend, you’ve recovered today. Saturday, I got to visit with my grandma, who is a proud 98 1/2 years old. Read More Monday Night Flashback OT: The Songs We Sing

Monday Night Flashback: Halloween 1980

October is in full swing, and it’s time to lock in your costume for this year. At this point in my life, the Mr. and I have matching jailbird outfits, and when we need to be in costume, that’s what we wear. Things were a lot more exciting when I was kid. Read More Monday Night Flashback: Halloween 1980