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Posted by miltonebx on Saturday, March 4th 2017:

In Reply to: Thoughts that flash in your mind posted by john s on Saturday, March 4th 2017:

I started a thread like this about 8 years ago, but it is a pleasure to see it again.
1--Smell of the street after the sanitation truck sprayed water.
2--Coal dust on the sidewalk after delivery.
3--Draft when you opened the dumbwaiter door.
4--White clean layer of new snow before we went out in the street
5--Don't miss one chapter of this serial!!
6--Telephone party lines
7--TV with Channels numbered 1-13. All black and white.
8--Mail delivery twice a day.
9--Candy bar---5 cents.
10-Friday assembly---white shirt and red tie.
11-Trading comic books.
12-First baseball glove.
13-First pennies earned--deliver grocery orders for tips.
14-Reading soldiers mail from overseas during WW2 to parents who could not read English (no money accepted).
15-....And the ultimate---Dreams and aspirations for the future.



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