Tag Archives: Lifestyle

1961: Scary Baby Names, 1961 Version

Roy Rogers is still a better name than Pilot Inspektor.

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1986: The Real Fitness Experience

Jill Callison wrote about her fitness testing experience in 1986. Kudos to a truthful and funny writer!

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1986: Getting Fit

Brave Jill Callison wrote a tremendous story about her own fitness attempt in 1986. These are the pictures; you’ll get the well-written and quite funny story tomorrow.

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1940: Twitter, 1940 Style

These gossipy little dribbles of college life in 1940 strongly reminded me of Twitter, even if they are probably a bit more than 140 characters apiece.

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1961: How to Wake Up Fast and Easily

Fredi Lowry described the easiest, fastest way to wake up completely in 1961. She is correct about grapefruit, by the way.

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1961: Christmas Bills Cause Fredi Lowry’s White Hair

Fredi Lowry said the white streak in her hair came from receiving the Christmas bills in 1961.

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1960: Minister Curses, Oh My!

Here’s a parishioner who was evidently shocked beyond believe that his minister would swear as part of a play in 1960. Abby’s response to the second question made me laugh, though.

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1960: Man Leaves His Shoes in the Living Room a Lot

Dear Abby was asked by a frustrated housewife what to do about a husband who keeps leaving his shoes in the living room in 1960. Her answer was to keep picking up the shoes and be glad there’s nothing else … Continue reading

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1960: The Boy With Curly Hair

In 1960, Dear Abby advised a father whose wife wouldn’t allow her son’s hair to be cut to get the boy’s hair cut "before he winds up on a psychiatrist’s couch."

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1960: Blue Moon Stables

Blue Moon Stables trained many world, national and state American saddlebred champions right in Slayton, according to this 1960 Daily Globe photo caption.

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