This week’s Think Write Thursday topic is to write a post that begins with the words, “Remember the time . . . “

Memories are curious things. The strangest things can trigger them. I showed you those hankies I found, the memory it triggered was doing this as a child. I could not remember exactly how to do it though, so I am thankful for YouTube which has videos on all things, even babies in a cradle!

But, in thinking about this post, there were lots of Remember the time moments…

Here are some of my Remember the times:

  • Remember when spring actually was spring and there were not numerous days when it got to 90 out? We are slated to be near 90 today. In April. This worries me greatly.
  • Remember when we had a president we could be proud of? Yeah, me too and most days it seems like a lifetime ago.
  • Remember when I had a “real job” and actually had to leave the house to go to work? Some days I really miss having a “real job” with interaction with co-workers, regular hours, etc. Thankfully, these are fleeting moments – but they do happen, sometimes frequently – like this month. Yeah, even staying home to work has its ups and downs.
  • Remember when gas used to be 25 cents a gallon? I do…especially when filling up the car now costs $55. Ouch.
  • Remember when spending the night at Nana’s house was the best thing ever, staying up late to watch Charlie Chan in black and white, eating “Denver Omelets”, playing solitaire with Grandpa, and sleeping under this quilt.

Those are some of my Remember the times moments, what are yours?

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