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Days Gone By.... By: Rebecca Hudson

February 6, 2013

Yes, I'll say it: life was a bit simpler back then.
One of my sisters recently dug out and dusted off a boxful of family photos taken in the seventies when life was, well should I say, a little different than it is today. We all enjoyed plenty of guffaws and tear-invoking chuckles over the strangers in those pictures-was that really the way we looked? The many responses to seeing the pictures brought on further bouts of raucous laughter.

Yet still, seeing us all those years ago, along with our parents and aunts and uncles and cousins, reinforced what a blissful (at least most of the time) childhood we all enjoyed. Yes, I'll say it: life was a bit simpler back then. Not a one of us sported an attention-absorbing electronic device. We were dressed well but not bedecked in designer or expensive brand-name clothing. The fun we were sharing was good old-fashioned silliness. And yes, we were happy.

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