Chatham NJ 1940 Truck would come around spraying DDT for Mosquitoes. Later found out DDT not so good for humans. It also killed Fireflies.
Our Cat Charlie loved to nap on my 1995 monitor. & in the late 60s my son had a monster 2nd hand TV he called “the furnace”. It would heat up his very small bedroom during very cold Overland Park KS winters.
I have a VCR for “antique” records NOT available on any other medium like JOHN HARTFORD’S Banjo Licks, Ideas & Music. 85 year old finger memory needs a reminder of my favorite 5-string banjo ‘in-betweens’ melody inventions
So grateful we don’t have a ‘smart phone’, only a rarely used Jitterbug flip phone used for emergencies. Wife & I are in our mid 80s., & pretty much ‘phone free’.
Not so clever with finding things. Thanks for the link. I remember all the past BCN from the beginning, & love Georgia’s illustrations & imagination.
How about 70 years for folks born in the 30’s?
Climbed Mt. Washington NH 9 times as a youngster in the 40s. Also other mountains in Maine. Nothing as scary as the narrow path in this illustration.
Good Grief, I still have decoder badges. Secret messages always were "drink more Ovaltine. Best was the Atom Bomb Rings [go into a dark closet & see the sparkling lights] & Tom Mix Whistling Ring.
Interpretations remind me of my experience in the R.I.S.D. Freshman Foundation Nature Drawing/Illustration Class in 1956.