American Red, White & Blue
with this -- the answer is at the end. It will blow
One evening a
grandson was talking to his grandfather about current
events. The grandson asked his grandfather what he thought
about the shootings at schools, the computer age, and just
things in general.
The Grandfather replied, "Well, let me think a
minute, I was born before:
There were no:
Man had not invented:
(the clothes were hung out to dry in the fresh air,)
man hadn't yet walked on the moon.
Grandmother and I got married first . . . and then
Every family had a father and a mother.
Until I was 25, I called every man older than me,
And after I turned 25, I still called policemen and
every man with a title, "Sir."
were before gay-rights, computer-dating, dual careers,
daycare centers, and group therapy.
Our lives were governed by the Ten Commandments, good
judgment, and common sense.
We were taught to know the difference between right
and wrong and to stand up and take responsibility for
Serving your country was a privilege; living in this
country was a bigger privilege
We thought fast food was what people ate during Lent.
Having a meaningful relationship meant getting along
with your cousins.
Draft dodgers were people who closed their front doors
when the evening breeze started.
meant time the family spent together in the evenings
and weekends . . . not purchasing condominiums.
never heard of FM radios, tape decks, CDs, electric
typewriters, yogurt, or guys wearing earrings.
We listened to the Big Bands, Jack Benny, and the
President's speeches on our radios.
I don't ever remember any kid blowing his brains out
listening to Tommy Dorsey.
If you saw anything with 'Made in
' on it, it was junk.
The term 'making out' referred to how you did on your
Pizza Hut, McDonald's, and instant coffee were unheard
We had 5 &10-cent stores where you could actually
buy things for 5 and 10 cents.
Ice-cream cones, phone calls, rides on a streetcar, and
a Pepsi were all a nickel.
And if you didn't want to splurge, you could spend your
nickel on enough stamps to mail 1 letter and 2
You could buy a new Chevy Coupe for $600 . . . but who
could afford one?
(Too bad, because gas was 11 cents a gallon.)
"grass" was mowed,
"coke" was a cold drink,
"pot" was something your
mother cooked in
and "rock music" was your
"Aids" were helpers in the
"chip" meant a piece of wood,
"hardware" was found in a
"software" wasn't even a word.
we were the last generation to actually believe that
a lady needed a husband to have a baby.
wonder people call us "old and confused"
and say there is a generation gap . . .
old do you think I am?
Scroll down to see -- You
are in for a shock!
man would be only 65 years old!!
Pretty scary if you think about it;
pretty sad at the same time.)
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