I remember this awesome candy bar! Haven’t seen it since the 80’s and I really miss it. Unfortunately, Hershey’s stopped production in the 2000’s. Do you have a favorite food/drink that was only available in the 80’s? Continue reading What’s It’s Name?
I could not tell you how many quarters I plugged into Pac-Man – I had the fever! I remember when the restaurant/pub, next door, had Pac-Man installed. I’m not sure how many people went in there for the food OR the game. But, the place was always packed on the weekends. Especially over where that single arcade game sat! The had a couple of pool … Continue reading Popping Pills & Eating Ghosts
In 1984 , Wendy’s came out with a iconic commercial featuring Clara Peller exclaiming , “Where’s the beef?!” I remember when this first on TV. We all talked, and laughed, about it. My grandmother loved it as she said it was true of some restaurants . To this day, that phrase is used to ask, “where’s the content?!”, of any given subject. Continue reading Where’s The Beef?!
WarGames (1983) – Staring Dabney Coleman, Barry Corbin, Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy – is a story about a teen who finds a backdoor into a military computer which is simulating a global thermonuclear war. Although the computer “thinks” it is a game, it literal sends the US military into thinking we are on the brink of nuclear war with the USSR. I remember the … Continue reading WarGames
Yes. VOLTRON. Defender of the Universe! We are all familiar with Lion Force Voltron featuring 5 mechanical robot lions, with the team of 5 pilots that worked together, which would combine to form the Voltron warrior. Did you know that there is ANOTHER Voltron? Vehicle Team Voltron was my first introduction into the warrior robot universe. Three teams of five, Land, Sea and Air, for … Continue reading Voltron / Voltron
Obviously, I am very new to blogging. In fact, I’m still not sure WHERE to begin. The last couple of posts look more like a C grade high school homework project! There are so many topics to choose from that happened in the 80’s. But, what stands out? I would have to say, as a teenager, watching music videos was probably my favorite pastime. It … Continue reading Where Do I Go From Here?
I was 11 years old when Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980. I clearly remember hearing, on the evening news, for weeks about a volcano in Washington State. in the United States! I was amazed and a bit terrified. Stories of Mount Etna and Pompeii conjured terrifying images in my head. What if it blew up?! A couple of weeks before the eruption, … Continue reading Mount St. Helens