Category Archives: Looking Back

Looking Back: Blossoms make memories
Looking Back
May 14, 2015

Looking Back: Blossoms make memories

Flowering trees are beginning to bud and perennial flowers are starting to poke their heads through the dirt. These brave souls endured a really frigid winter and will soon wow…

Looking back: TV in the ‘50s
Looking Back
April 15, 2015

Looking back: TV in the ‘50s

It’s hard to imagine the days when a TV was not part of a home. But that was the case on our street until the early 50s, when gradually families…

Easter time
Looking Back
April 1, 2015

Easter time

With Easter upon us I can’t help but reminisce about how the occasion was celebrated back in my day. The Easter Bunny certainly had his role just like today but…

Looking Back: simple Sundays
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March 19, 2015

Looking Back: simple Sundays

Back in the ’50s it was easy to tell when it was Sunday. I’m not sure it’s so simple any more! Shopping was not an option, as downtown stores were…