Monday, December 1, 2014

Monday's Musings

I love to check out Google Images.  Anything you want to find a picture of, you can.  Be careful on some that say "click for higher resolution" though...unless you want to see porn.  Ugh.  Anyway, so I'm on there this morning, thinking about "change".  Change.  It's the one thing that remains the same in life, wouldn't you say? Then, as you do, when you're looking at the computer, I got side tracked.  I typed in "things that happened in 1962".  That's the year I was born.  Maybe I was still thinking about change, so much has happened since 1962.  In the world and in my life, of course.

But it was very interesting...Here's a sampling:

 Barbie looked a whole lot different.  Of course I wouldn't be into Barbie for a few years yet.  My Barbie was Malibu Barbie...complete with a tan and long blond hair. 

Apparently Seattle had a good year in '62.  See the other headline? That's Mitt's father, George Romney.  I read through some of his bio on Wiki. Interesting stuff.  

John F. Kennedy was president. 

In February of 1962, John Glenn orbited the Moon three times in five hours, travelling 17,000 miles per hour in Mercury's Friendship 7 capsule.  And a few weeks ago a probe was landed on a comet.  A lot has changed in Space since '62.

 Movies were a weird kinda way.  They're still funny these days...and just as raunchy.
 Lawrence of Arabia was a big hit.  Epic dramas will never go out of style in the movies.
This movie still creeps me out.  My sister, too.
Scary movies have changed quite a bit.  A lot of gore these days, but there are still some scary ones that make me squirm in my seat.

 Thank God electric ranges don't look like this anymore! (Truth be told, I do like all the extra room on that range.) Although, I think the photo of this manual is awesome! And thank God women don't dress up to cook dinner least not in my house!  haha
Cars were damn cool in '62.

So check out the year you were born, you might learn something new.


  1. shoot, I'd dress like that to cook if someone plopped a crown on my head !

    I'll have to google 1966 ~ this was fun :)

  2. I was born in 1962 too so you've done all the work for me!

    My Barbie didn't look like that either!