1980s DIY home haircut by grandma
Carry On, Stories behind the lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk

My grandma used to love to play with hair! She'd see wispy locks or curls dangling by your ear or your eyelashes and she just couldn't help herself. She'd reach right over and pinch your hair between her fingers and get busy. Twirling the hair back and forth she'd move it behind your ear or… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk

Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

Why the comb in my Dad’s pocket reminds me to save money (Part 3)

I remember being handed a little, black plastic comb at just about every school picture day in elementary school. I started kindergarten in 1987. Each kid got their very own comb to use before their picture was taken. Sometimes there'd be a little mirror to look in just before it was your turn. If you… Continue reading Why the comb in my Dad’s pocket reminds me to save money (Part 3)