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I grew up in western New York in the late 70's early-mid 80's playing with my Star Wars and Fisher Price adventure people. I have to say it was a good time.

Do you remember Rich Hall’s Sniglets?

I’m sure glad I have the Retroist blog for an outlet. For the past 5 or so years I’ve mentioned to people if they remembered the HBO show Not Necessarily the News and especially the segment on Sniglets, the words that aren’t in the dictionary but should be. Most people […]

Time to Kool down with Kool Aid

With the summer approaching it has me thinking of all the wonderful treats that remind me of those long days. In the summer all the neighborhood kids would gather up what little change we could and we would ride our bikes to the family owned corner store. It was a […]

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Memories of Luke and Laura

This couple was something I had forgotten about years ago until just the other day when I was in the checkout line . Among all the tabloid magazines and last-minute impulse purchases was a magazine with this picture on the cover. Nothing spells daytime TV like General Hospital and the […]

You Have to Feed a Cold?

I almost made it through the entire winter season without getting sick once. This has been a real challenge seeing how I have three children all in grade school and we all know how they love to bring home those germs. Well while lying around I thought of the old […]

Good to the Last Drop, My Pretty!

Margaret Hamilton, better known as the Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz is Cora in this 70’s Maxwell House coffee commercial. Its hard to think of sweet little old Cora as the green faced witch although she do seem to have an intimidating way about her. […]