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The Past Is Always Gold

I’m not sure what today got me into this journey down memory lane.

But it began with hunting down this old commercial…

And the memories came rushing back.. I moved from commercial to commercial and the odd cartoon of those days such as

But in the end I came to a skittering halt here…

The first thought out of my head was maudlin… It worries me that people so often believe their childhoods, their past, was the best, that the future is darker… Does anyone talk to their elders and notice the pattern, that so often we look back with rose colored glasses and see it as a simpler and happier time.

I remember the past fondly, but the thing that bothers me about getting older isn’t the changing world, it’s that I have less time left to enjoy it…

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