> Decisions were made by saying "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.
> It was magic when Dad would "remove" his thumb.
> It was unbelievable that dodge ball wasn't an Olympic event.
> Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a slingshot.
> 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."
> "Oly-oly-oxen-free" made perfect sense.
> Spinning around, getting dizzy, and falling down would cause giggles.
> The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team.
> War was a card game.
> Water balloons were the ultimate weapon.
> Baseball cards in the spokes transformed any bike into a motorcycle.
> Taking drugs meant orange-flavored chewable aspirin.
> Ice cream was considered a basic food group.
> Older siblings were the worst tormentors but also the fiercest protectors.
Taken from the Gospel Greats Weekly E-newsletter