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Before Satellites

I was born before satellites existed.  Yes before cell phones but also before computers (the Turing Machine excepted).  I remember horse drawn wagons traveling down city streets.  1,202 more words

Musings

ABBA said what?

I love ABBA.

Well, I love their hits. Most of them. I’m not an obsessed superfan or anything like that. I don’t own their albums, just a greatest hits thing or two. 290 more words

Pop Culture

Sweet

Well you kinda had to experience the 70’s, the decade that fashion forgot so they say and the years of the creepy DJ’s and prawn cocktails,  to comment on it.   326 more words

MEDIA WATCH

What does "I Am Woman" mean?

I am a child of the 70s. This was a time in history that introduced a woman who had never existed before.

This woman was beginning to exercise choice. 394 more words

Music

For a while there we were young and wild and free

Riding home last night as the sun was setting and the air was cooling and the music was playing faintly in the background. The sound of locust cut through the twilight and we must have slipped through a time passage because suddenly it felt just like the 70’s again…Reminiscing, Time Passages, Right Down The Line…songs from back in the day playing so appropriately as rode along not speaking but feeling and saying so much as only music can and it was nice, you know? 117 more words

My Bohemian Life

Dazed and Confused: Film Title or Current Emotional State?

This week concludes high school month, which is somewhat bittersweet.  Largely because we don’t have a theme for next month, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.  Don’t worry—we’ll do some research BEFORE making our minds up unlike some, ahem, recent decisions internationally (sorry, Christa, I’ll cool it with the political asides). 663 more words

Film Reviews

If 70's Moms Had Blogs

June 2016

Ran across this spoof blog post set in the 70’s , which opens like this:

“This morning I got up and Jennifer and Kimberly were eating Pop Rocks in front of the TV set watching Captain Kangaroo while Matt was already out in the back yard with a glass of Tang. 407 more words

Childhood