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Born in the 60s

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I Challenge You!

Started by Riley. Last reply by adoption1964 (Kim) Sep 23. 16 Replies

HI All, I challenge you to type out a 10 point short sentence  list of the things you miss about your spouses !!!  Here's mine!  Feel free to steal from me if one of mine is also yours (BIG SMILE)1.…Continue

Sad and Empty Still

Started by going.on.slowly. Last reply by Susan Sep 23. 2 Replies

2 years and 9 months ago I lost my husband suddenly at age 58 (I was 56) and there are many things that I do that implies that I am doing ok.  I'm traveling with family and a little bit by myself,…Continue

Dating Again for those Born in the 60s

Started by Mary H. Last reply by Susan Sep 23. 263 Replies

We can all understand the heartbreak others feel on losing their spouse, regardless of their age.  We know that the youngest, still overcome by the overwhelming rush of new love, feel keenly cheated…Continue

Desperate and Sad

Started by Pat in Ct. Last reply by Pat in Ct Sep 6. 2 Replies

My husband died on May 15, 2019. At first, I muddled through but now I am almost paralyzed with grief. I am in a constant state of anxiety and depression. I will be attending a grief support group…Continue

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Comment by Abigail Carter on January 24, 2011 at 6:10pm
No, it was me who misunderstood the purpose of the photo. I didn't see the picture of the VW because I didn't scroll down. I do still think it would be fun to see everyone in the era though...
Comment by Boo on January 24, 2011 at 5:43pm
Abby, I love your photo :-)  made me smile wide ... not sure how you saw this working ... the picture will only be the size of the rose at the top ... am I being stupid???  Nothing new there ;-)
Comment by Boo on January 24, 2011 at 5:42pm

yes, that did cross my mind and you are right, better be mindful of copyright ... I will email the owner and ask for permission.


Hmmmmm may pull out that "widow card"  LOL



Comment by Soaring Spirits on January 24, 2011 at 10:25am
Boo, I *LOVE* the photo but what do you know about its copyright? All the images I provided are stand ins and it would be GREAT to customize them all, but we have to do right by the photogs too....
Comment by Abigail Carter on January 24, 2011 at 7:30am

How about pics of ourselves from the era...?


Here's one of me with my mom, circa spring 1966


Comment by Janine (txmomx6) on January 24, 2011 at 7:12am
Margo ... I love it!
Comment by Boo on January 24, 2011 at 3:21am

Hi everyone ... just wondering if anyone had any other ideas, or perhaps liked this image for this group?  Feedback please ...


Comment by Marissa on January 20, 2011 at 7:28pm
I'm here ...
Comment by Janine (txmomx6) on January 18, 2011 at 5:56pm

Hello?????!  MRS. BEASLEY!!!!!  My sister had that doll .... the one Buffy had and wouldn't go anywhere without.  What about Uncle BIll?  I loved that show!  As for the other ...... "People let me tell ya 'bout my best friend .... "


Comment by Abigail Carter on January 18, 2011 at 5:24pm
How could we not rock? We were the first generation of kids to get to wear flared jeans. Plus we we old enough to watch "A Family Affair" and "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" my two favorite TV shows! Who remembers Mr. French? or Sis? Or Buffy?

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