What a Difference a Century Makes
Nostalgia Trivia & Facts

What a Difference a Century Makes

The year is 1902, one hundred years ago. . . .What a difference a century makes . . . . The Difference Between Now and Then The average life expectancy in the US was forty-seven. Only 14 percent of the homes in the US had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a…

things you probably didn't know
Trivia & Facts

Things You Probably Didn’t Know: 24 Little Known Facts

Want some great trivia question of things you probably didn’t know. Check out our 24 little know facts. A rat can last longer without water than a camel. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the…

Marriage Changed
Nostalgia

Look How Things Have Changed in Marriage Since 1950

You probably can’t count the ways marriage changed since 1950. What a difference 70+ years can make! The following is from a 1950’s Home Economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life.  Marriage Lessons: You’re Always Here 10 Ways Marriage Changed Since 1950 1. HAVE DINNER READY Plan…

Slow Dance
Literature

Slow Dance Poem

Have you ever watched kids On a merry-go-round Or listened to the rain lapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight Or gazed at the sun into the fading night? You better slow down Don’t dance so fast Time is short The music won’t last. America’s Music Cities Do you run through each…

Retirement Community
Retirement

Retirement Community: Not End of the World

Can it be seven years now that I’ve lived On Top of The World? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I moved to this retirement community where a week consists of six Saturdays and a Sunday and tied shoes are considered formal attire? So go the jokes, anyway. At the time, I wrote: Eeeeeeeek! What have…

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