SHARE IF YOU ARE OLD TO ENOUGH TO REMEMBER …

Did mom and dad let you hunt woolly mammoths after you finished your homework?

Did you have to walk ten miles for a small piece of flint?

stone tools

The kids have it so easy today. I remember …

Author: Marilyn Armstrong

Writer, photography, blogger. Previously, technical writer. Retired! Yay!

30 thoughts on “SHARE IF YOU ARE OLD TO ENOUGH TO REMEMBER …”

    1. Damn, we are friggin’ old. I loved READING books under the covers at night with a flashlight illuminating the pages. No pictures. Just words.

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      1. That’s why I like my backlit Nexus 7. It will be with me on the 5 hour flight followed by a 3 hour layover in Newark. I’ve got 2 new books loaded but may need 2 more before I leave.

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    1. I just thought it was funny. Kids have no idea of history, so they ask Garry if he covered World War 2. Out of all the sentimental posts I’ve seen on FB, this is the first one which made me laugh.

      Don’t you remember hunting woolly mammoths? With your stone spear?

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      1. The PTA would have those woods chopped down these days… and then make sure a road was paved through it so their kids could be bussed 1/4 of a mile to school both ways each and every day. All the fun has been taken out of going to school now…

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  1. Remember when we discovered fire? I hated going to visit the relatives who didn’t have fire–their cave was so cold and we had to eat cold food. I had to beg my parents to get a wheel–the people in the cave next door had a wheel and we had to borrow theirs.

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