My eyes used to roll over in my head and I’d feel like dying of boredom each time I heard my mother say, “In my day…”
Now I see from the perspective of experience over a lifetime, and realize that she was just sharing with me all the changes she wirnessed. She saw the advent of the telephone, TV, fast cars…imagine how amazing it would have been if she had come from her childhood to today’s world without intervening years! What a shock!
So now here I am, remembering how we used to sit in class for hours making loops and crossing Ts and trying to make our handwriting just like Miss Plier’s (yup, that was my handwriting teacher’s name! This is amazing – http://bit.ly/kids-cant-write