Silly Sunday

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The year was 1955

Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging 7 cents just to mail a letter?

If they raise the minimum wage to $1.00, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store.

When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 25 cents a gallon? Guess we’d be better off leaving the car in the garage.

Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $50,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn’t surprise me if someday they’ll be making more than the President.

I never thought I’d see the day all our kitchen appliances would be electric. They’re even making electric typewriters now.

It’s too bad things are so tough nowadays. I see where a few married women are having to work to make ends meet.

It won’t be long before young couples are going to have to hire someone to watch their kids so they can both work.

I’m afraid the Volkswagen car is going to open the door to a whole lot of foreign business.

Thank goodness I won’t live to see the day when the government takes half our income in taxes. I sometimes wonder if we are electing the best people to government.

The fast food restaurant is convenient for a quick meal, but I seriously doubt they will ever catch on.

There is no sense going on short trips any more for a weekend. It costs nearly $2.00 a night to stay in a hotel.

No one can afford to be sick anymore. At $15.00 a day in the hospital, it’s too rich for my blood.

If they think I’ll pay 30 cents for a haircut, forget it.

Hat tip: Jerry T.

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2. bethere2day
3. Rhonda Albom
4. Agent 54
5. Margs Animals
6. Cranky
7. Jeanne Foguth
8. messymimi
9. Woodsterman
10. Mike Golch
11. BFDude
12. Kelley’s Dog Blog

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  44 comments for “Silly Sunday

  1. September 11, 2016 1:47 am at 1:47 am

    Loved this and also I was born in 1955 but don't tell anyone ;-(

    Have a datetastic SSS cheer

    • September 11, 2016 2:59 pm at 2:59 pm

      I was born in 1951 so you're just a kid. πŸ™‚

  2. Ann
    September 11, 2016 1:58 am at 1:58 am

    Love these. Could you imagine $2 a night for a motel room.

    • September 11, 2016 2:59 pm at 2:59 pm

      Yep, that's pretty cheap now days. πŸ™‚

  3. September 11, 2016 4:29 am at 4:29 am

    It's all a matter of perception.

    • September 11, 2016 3:00 pm at 3:00 pm

      It sure is Timothy. πŸ™‚

  4. September 11, 2016 5:21 am at 5:21 am

    Oh yes, I remember all those things. In some ways, those were the good days. Sandee, you and Zane have a fantastic Sunday.

    • September 11, 2016 3:09 pm at 3:09 pm

      I remember much of these things too Marg. πŸ™‚

  5. September 11, 2016 6:17 am at 6:17 am

    Tell stevebethere that I won't tell anybody that he's 60 because I'm 66 right now. I guess we are young bucks. As far as the jokes, they weren't funny then but they are funnier then hell now.

    Have a great Sunday Sandee & Zane. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

    • September 11, 2016 3:10 pm at 3:10 pm

      You're a year older than I am Paul. We're are very close in age though. Spring chickens we are. πŸ™‚

  6. September 11, 2016 6:38 am at 6:38 am

    Wouldn't those prices be nice today πŸ™‚

    • September 11, 2016 3:10 pm at 3:10 pm

      They sure would wouldn't they. πŸ™‚

  7. September 11, 2016 7:14 am at 7:14 am

    Some things never change. You're paid what you're worth. That's why a baseball player makes more than the president.

    • September 11, 2016 3:11 pm at 3:11 pm

      You crack me up. You're so right about that. πŸ™‚

  8. Jan
    September 11, 2016 7:59 am at 7:59 am

    those were the days, my friend, we thought they'd never end.

    • September 11, 2016 3:11 pm at 3:11 pm

      Yet they did end, and they are getting more expensive by the day. πŸ™‚

  9. September 11, 2016 8:55 am at 8:55 am

    30 cents for a haircut??? OMG OMG OMG!!! PS: I was born in 1955!! xoxoxo Have a great day!

    • September 11, 2016 3:12 pm at 3:12 pm

      Cheap isn't it. Hubby and I pay a whole lot more than that each month for our haircuts. πŸ™‚

  10. September 11, 2016 9:47 am at 9:47 am

    I remember the new New Car I brought—year I graduated college. A 1966 English MG–controvertible and fire engine red. It cost whopping $2000 dollars. That same car would easily cost in excess of $30,000 today. Of course, I only made $4000 the first year I taught school, which was in that same year. Just because things change doesn't mean it's always for the better. Have a great day Sandee!

    • September 11, 2016 3:14 pm at 3:14 pm

      Yep, I hear you Ron. Times were different then. Some good and some not so good. You have a great day too Ron. πŸ™‚

  11. September 11, 2016 10:50 am at 10:50 am

    oh my oh my… the dollar doesn't go as far as it used to!
    Have a lovely day today!

    • September 11, 2016 3:14 pm at 3:14 pm

      A dollar doesn't go very far today. You have a lovely day too. πŸ™‚

  12. September 11, 2016 5:09 pm at 5:09 pm

    Heeheehee! Yep, that's about how it was, and how it is, and how it always shall be!

    • September 12, 2016 6:04 am at 6:04 am

      I could use some of that time for a bit though. It would help the pocketbook very nicely. πŸ™‚

  13. September 11, 2016 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm

    Hi Sandee, oh how some things change and others don't! We still think the same way, but how our lives have changed… Not necessarily for the better!


    • September 12, 2016 6:08 am at 6:08 am

      No, not necessarily for the better Debbie. πŸ™‚

  14. September 12, 2016 2:23 am at 2:23 am

    we got to go back!!

    • September 12, 2016 6:09 am at 6:09 am

      We can't, but it would be nice to experience life during a simpler time. πŸ™‚

  15. September 12, 2016 2:40 am at 2:40 am

    I can remember when I was about 7 years old and candy bars went from 5c to 10c. My neighbour and I vowed to boycott, thinking that it would make a difference.

    • September 12, 2016 6:10 am at 6:10 am

      And it never made any difference at all. It might to some degree now, but who knows for sure. πŸ™‚

  16. September 12, 2016 8:41 am at 8:41 am

    Oh how I wish! We are looking at hotels for vacation for our circus of a family and holy smokes can get it get expensive!

    • September 12, 2016 11:16 am at 11:16 am

      Yes they can get very expensive. πŸ™‚

  17. September 12, 2016 11:42 am at 11:42 am

    I wouldn't mind seeing those prices again.

    • September 12, 2016 11:55 am at 11:55 am

      It would be great as long as we're making the amount of money we're making now. Just saying. πŸ™‚

  18. September 12, 2016 3:15 pm at 3:15 pm

    I remember when Cokes went from 5 cents to 6 cents…and then to a whole dime! Outrageous. I ask remember when I coukd drink a Coke and eat a Baby Ruth and never gain an ounce. Gone are the good ole days!

    Big hugs, honey…

    • September 12, 2016 3:16 pm at 3:16 pm

      I still remember…could…sheesh!

    • September 12, 2016 4:03 pm at 4:03 pm

      Things have really changed haven't they. πŸ™‚

    • September 12, 2016 4:04 pm at 4:04 pm

      I knew what you meant Sandy. πŸ™‚

  19. September 13, 2016 3:41 am at 3:41 am

    2.00 for an overnight stay in a hotel room? wow! but then the year is 1955. πŸ™‚

    • September 13, 2016 6:52 am at 6:52 am

      It was no different than now. The pay wasn't much so it was all relevant. πŸ™‚

  20. September 15, 2016 11:18 pm at 11:18 pm

    The good ol' days. 30 cent haircuts??? Outrageous!!!

    • September 16, 2016 8:03 am at 8:03 am

      It was a different time. A more quiet time, but things were just as expensive. πŸ™‚

  21. September 23, 2016 7:11 am at 7:11 am

    Born in 59:
    Remember nickel fudgesickles at Lawsons.
    Ten cent Shasta Cola.
    A nickel for a large candy bar, not those bite sized ones.
    Good times, good memories.

    • September 23, 2016 9:11 am at 9:11 am

      It was a simpler time for sure. πŸ™‚

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