I got this in an email today so I thought Id share > Let's go back > > > Close your eyes...And go back... > Before the Internet or the MAC > Before semi automatics and crack > Before SEGA or Super Nintendo... > > Way back... > > I'm talkin' bout hide and go seek at dusk. > Red light, Green light. > Playing kickball & dodgeball until your porch light came on. > Mother May I? > Red Rover > Hula Hoops > Running through the sprinkler > Happy Meals > > Wait... > Watchin' Saturday Morning cartoons > Fat Albert, Road Runner, Smurfs, Picture Pages, G-Force & He-Man > Wonder Woman & Super Man Underoos > Playing Dukes of Hazard > Catchin' lightning bugs in a jar > Christmas morning... > Your first day of school > Bedtime Prayers and Goodnight Kisses > > Climbing trees > Getting an Ice Cream off the Ice Cream Truck > A million mosquito bites and sticky fingers > Jumpin' down the steps > Jumpin' on the bed > Pillow fights > Runnin' till you were out of breath > Laughing so hard that your stomach hurt > Being tired from playin' > Your first crush... > Rainy days at school meant playing "Heads up 7UP" in the classroom > Remember that? > > I'm not finished yet... > Kool-Aid was the drink of the summer > Giving your friends a ride on your handlebars > Wearing your new shoes on the first day of school > Class Field Trips > When nearly everyone's mom was at home when the kids got there. > When a quarter seemed like a fair allowance, and another quarter a > Miracle. > > When any parent could discipline any kid, or feed him or use him to > carry > Groceries, and nobody, not even the kid, thought a thing of it. > When your parents took you to McDonalds and you were so cool. > When being sent to the principal's office was nothing compared to > the fate that awaited a misbehaving student at home. > > Basically, we were in fear for our lives but it wasn't because of > drive by shootings, drugs, gangs, etc. Our parents and grandparents > were a much bigger threat! And some of us are still afraid of em! > > Didn't that feel good, just to go back and say, "Yeah, I remember > that!" > > I want to go back to the time when... > Decisions were made by going "eeny-meeny-miney-mo" > Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do over!""Race issue" > meant arguing about who ran the fastest. > Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in "monopoly" > Catching fireflies could happily occupy an entire evening > > It wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends. > Being old, referred to anyone over 20. > The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties. > Nobody was prettier than Mom > Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better > It was a big deal to finally be tall enough to ride the "big people" > rides at the amusement > park. > > Getting a foot of snow was a dream come true. > Abilities were discovered because of a "double-dog-dare" > Spinning around, getting dizzy and falling down was cause for giggles. > > > The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team. > Water balloons were the ultimate, ultimate weapon. > Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest > protectors. > If you can remember most or all of these, then you have LIVED!!!