Wrapping up another year always makes me want to write a list. I look through my pocket day planner for the single words or phrases I squeezed into each month’s allotted square. Then, I handwrite a list of my accomplishments, no matter how small, into my journal. This year’s list is unremarkable: routine appointments, a... Continue Reading →
Memories of the Monkees in the ‘70s
With Michael Nesmith passing away, it brought back memories of my love of the Monkees in the 1970s. I was a little obsessed with them. Well, as much as you can be when you're 9, your show is on once a week and you don’t have money to buy any merchandise. The Monkees TV Show... Continue Reading →
Are these the Creepiest American PSAs from the 1970s?
Television was not a safe place for sensitive, young viewers in the 1970s. Even though the number of channels was limited, I remember being scared and creeped out a lot. Sometimes it was movies or movie trailers, but the most unexpected creepiness came during commercial breaks with public service announcements. It wasn’t always the video... Continue Reading →