Saturday, September 18, 2010

Flavor Memory

Wow! This brought back a memory.
The kids and I are enjoying root beer floats and rocky road bars while we watch Race to Witch Mountain on DVD. (We haven't watched it before.) I suddenly remembered to back when I was in 4th grade or so. Our nice home teacher brought his VCR to our house and we had root beer floats and watched one of the Superman movies. I thought the VCR was the coolest invention ever and didn't ever think I'd ever actually own one. : ) Okay, I'm going back to the movie now.

10 comments:

  1. How sweet that you are making such fun memories with your kids.
    btw, you have a very GOOD home teacher when you were in the 4th grade :)

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  2. lol! you crack me up.
    (p.s. i LOVE that movie you're watching! "don't go in the pimped out fridge, jack..")

    yeah VCR's were so to the max cool.

    remember the laser disc? that's what i used to watch all 3 of the original star wars movies, the rocky movies, and the red shoes on when i was little. we were the epitome of technologically advanced in our trailer park!

    enjoy your movie, and your floats.

    happy rest of your saturday and sunday!

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  3. Lol! That is so awesome! When I was four or five (circa 1987-1988) my dad brought home a cd player that cost over five hundred dollars! We were the hip family on the block I tell ya!
    xoxox
    melanie

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  4. Isnt it amazing what we lived without! Ha ha
    Now I wonder about the whole Blu Ray thing - do we really need that? Because I like my DVD player just fine.
    Root Beer floats are a favorite of mine! It sounds like a relaxing wonderful time with your family :-)

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  5. @ Cherie
    "Now I wonder about the whole Blu Ray thing - do we really need that? Because I like my DVD player just fine."

    Yes we need blu-ray! That's how I get to sleep Friday and Saturday night when exhaustion has over come me and my kids NEED to stay up a watch a netflix movie. We find a movie for them on netflix then bing, bang, boom, it's on the TV and my bed is kid free and I can sleep! :) Pre-blu-ray (since the computer is in my room) they would watch it on my bed.

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  6. Great memory Valerie! Thank you for the comment at Today's Mama. I hope to see you over at I Wish I Was in Dixie also! :)

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  7. That root beer float looks delicious! I remember we actually rented a VCR once in a while for a special movie night. I told my kids this and they thought I was prehistoric.
    I hope you enjoyed the movie!

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  8. I remember how cool it was to get a VCR. Now my kids want to know why they can't watch their shows on demand upstairs (as we only have a DVR downstairs). Times sure have changed!

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  9. We love root beer floats here. We have an old VCR. Not sure if it still works though.
    Fun

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  10. I continue to be amazed at all the inventions in my lifetime...I can't imagine how amazing it is for an 80 or 90 year old. Crazy!

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