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Music fills our memories

Growing up in the 1980s with a dad who loved music molded me into the woman I am today.There is picture of me when I was around 2 with a set of headphones on, belting out a song.As I grew up, I would spend hours in my bedroom channeling my inner Madonna, Whitney Houston, Debbie… Continue reading Music fills our memories

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School fashion in 1980s vs. 2013

Everyone who has a social media account tends to chronicle the lives of their children. I am guilty as well. I am just thankful Facebook wasn’t up and running when I was a young girl – because being a child in the mid-1980s was a scary time with balloon pants and mega-perm hair-dos. And, if… Continue reading School fashion in 1980s vs. 2013

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Why don’t kids play outside?

When did kids lose the ability to play OUTSIDE?A friend of mine let her two older daughters outside recently, and they just stood on the deck, starring at her like deer in headlights.They had no idea what to DO outside.In the summer during the 1980s, I was outside from sunrise to sunset – only going… Continue reading Why don’t kids play outside?

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Time traveling back to the 1980s

Oh, what would it be like to time travel back to the 1980s? My brother and I were discussing this very topic tonight as I brought up the topic of my mom celebrating her 60th birthday on Jan. 29. I myself will be celebrating my 21st birthday (plus 14 years) on Jan. 26. So, we… Continue reading Time traveling back to the 1980s