How Times Have Changed

Jerry Rahill sent these for all to enjoy.

Then                                          1966

Now                                             2016

Long hair

Longing for hair



Acid rock

Acid reflux

Moving to California because it’s cool

Moving to Arizona because it’s warm

Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor

Trying not to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor

Seeds and stems


Going to a new hip joint

Receiving a new hip joint

Rolling Stones

Kidney Stones

Screw the system

Upgrade the system



Parents begging you to get your hair cut

Children begging you to get their heads shaved

Passing the driver’s test

Passing the vision test



Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this will certainly change things. Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the Mindset Of this year's incoming freshmen. Here's this year's list:

The people who are starting college this fall across the nation were born in 1998:

·       They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.

·       Their lifetime has always included AIDS. 

·       Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

·       The CD was introduced 7 years before they were born.

·       They have always had an answering machine.

·       They have always had cable.

·       They cannot fathom not having a remote control.

·       Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.

·       They never took a swim and thought about Jaws

·       They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.

·       They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.

·       They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk a mile for a
Camel", or "de plane, Boss, de plane.."

·       They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea who J. R. is

·       Mc Donald's never came in Styrofoam containers. 

·       They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.