Are your graduation pictures black and white?
Do you remember “Don’t Fence Me In” and “You Call Everybody Darling?”
Did Lassie ever make you cry?
Did you sing “Just a Little Talk with Jesus” in a quartette?
How about “Jesus Saves” in a church choir?
Or, do you remember when George Beverly Shea introduced that new song,
“How Great Thou Art?”
Did you ever milk a cow? Or, gather the eggs in your dress tail?
Have you carried a salt shaker to the garden to eat a sun-warmed tomato off the vine?
Have you driven a Chevy Belaire or a Ford Fairlane?
Do you remember when Orwell’s “1980” could never happen?
Were you forbidden to use four-letter-words? I’m talking about eckh and oshg!
(I had to scramble the words; they’re still forbidden! 😀 :D)
Did you have to have a chaperon on a date?
Can you dress for a 50’s party without someone telling you how?
Did you have a new polyester suit for Easter?
Were you a show-off for putting a dime in your penny loafers?
Did you ever go to church in a brush arbor or a tabernacle with sawdust floors?
Or, did you have a church where the “outsiders” peeked in the church windows?
Are your grandkids prettier than other folks’grandkids?
Was/is Elvis your hero?
WELL, HOWDY-DO TO MY PEER GROUP! (Yep, that’s me in 1953)