Thursday, March 31, 2011

This-n-That Thursday

Things I miss:
  • The little "r" at the end of a long division problem
  • A long division problem. On paper.
  • "The Weekly Reader"
  • Rings-n-Things
  • Hand written thank you notes
  • El Caminos
  • Lincoln Logs
  • A thank you, at all
  • Stride Rite shoe stores
  • Swing-the-statue
  • And especially, this:

These two could have been mine 18 years ago. Well, except for the fact that one of them was a girl....what a special relationship.

I miss those days. And I miss all those missing socks, too.

What do you miss?


Emom said...

I miss the smell in the crook of my baby's neck (he out grew it, and now smells of aftershave)
-Double Bubble
-pop rocks
-blow pops
-hula hoops
-journalists that use proper English
-training wheels
-gum erasers
-bee-hive hair-dos
-65' Mustangs
-kick ball
-hanging upside down on the jungle gym
Think I'll go do that today....smiles.

Tammy said...

Oh my! That video is the cutest thing! My son has a friend that works at Stride Rite, I stop in to see him and oooh and ahhh over the adorable shoes!

deborah said...

I miss my mind the most

Paxie said...

I miss...

-My five year old
-being able to focus
-weighing 110
-family gatherings
-the beach
-my volkswagon
-camping WITH someone

This could go on and on. Sigh.

I saw that video and LOVE it ♥

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

I saw this yesterday and it has been all over the news and even on the radio. Love it! I miss my boy being a baby. Just for a second...Ok now I'm over it.
Great post!

Grandma J said...

I miss nickle cokes!!

Those babies are hilarious.

Nurse Nancy said...

Very cute babies.

Grandmother said...

I miss my Mom more each year as her great grands grow and I wish I could call her and talk to her about them and us and what's new in the fashion world that caught her eye.

Keetha said...

Weekly Readers! What a great list.

Laura~peach~ said...

have a hula hoop in the living room floor free to the one missing them, probably can find some double bubble in marthas old room... never mind thats ABC gum i am sure...
I am totally with the person who misses their mind and
I loved el caminos
pop rocks and blow pops are all over ga too so emom apparently i need to make you a care pack
LOVED weekly readers and highlights too...
Debbie I passed 110 in my sleep one night eons ago, I would be so happy with 199...
lets see what else do i miss...
a pay check but i would not trade the munchkins for one.
sleep... no i been sleeping but still feel tired so i miss energy.
i miss my hubby when he is at work.
and my mind... yeah i really miss it. if you find it send it home please :)

Daryl said...

I am sure the conversation was about the missing sock ...

I dont know where to begin .. ah yes: civility

Kathleen... said...

What a great post....=)

I miss:
-- having those Little People around the house. That glorious baby smell. If I look at my youngest (8) just right, however, I can still catch a glimpse.....
-- sour apple bubble gum for 2 cents
-- my Grandma
-- the era prior to "Political Correctness"
-- Dr. Scholl's wooden shoes (before they became lame)
-- Buckwheats cereal
-- the raccoon that's climb onto my Single Girl balcony
-- the short, short months during which my little Girl was my only baby.....because she had to grow up so fast with her Brother joining us.
-- the smell of my Great Aunt's high-rise apartment.

Thanks for a reminiscent day. =)

Hilary said...

I forgot about that little r. I'm seeing this video in a few places. They're incredibly funny. And they say women talk too much.

I miss thinking I still have most of my life ahead of me.

Country Girl said...

Oh, that was incredible!

The Incredible Woody said...

Ahh, swinging statue! So many fun times!!

I miss being able to see my hipbones:)

Sally said...

Since I can't watch video's, I'll thank you anyway! :)

I miss a lot of those things that you and others have mentioned. Love the nickel coke. If I mentioned what I miss most, I'd probably break down right here. So, I'll just say I'm thankful for what I have now, and what I've had in the past.

God bless. :)

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

I hadn't actually watched this until now, too funny. How intense they are. Makes me want to tickle one of them and make 'em bust out into laughter. (The one on the right seems ripe for tickling and laughin'.)

Every time I see a photo of mine when they were toddlers I get weepy. It all goes by too quickly, and they're so precious.

jojo said...

I miss my babys being babys...and obviously grammar! and on, and on.

Cathy M said...

I miss the days before my boys went to school, I had them all to myself. I miss the cars and trucks all over the floor, traveling to construction sites so my younger son could watch, teaching them to ride bicycles, just hanging out with my boys. For myself, I miss my waist, haven't seen it in years and my mind, of course.

Snooty Primadona said...

I miss my two sweet babies.

Fizzies in metal glasses.

Catching fireflies in a jar in summer.

Sailing on the lake.

Kissing baby feet.

I miss politeness a lot.

I miss the good old days of real rock & roll.

I miss my eyes. I can hardly find them now.

And yes, MOST OF ALL, I miss my poor mind...

Great Post!