Skip to comments.What Year Would You Return to for a Vacation (or forever if you choose)
Posted on 07/09/2012 7:04:08 AM PDT by madison10
This health care/tax and the upcoming election is depressing me and I'm longing for another time and place: I'm thinking 1997--I do not want to be a child again, nor do I want to relive other, rather awful, portions of life. Being 38 years old was good, I had a good job, my husband still had 20 years to work, we only had two dogs, there was still hope. See what I mean?
Where would you like to go and why? Doesn't have to be personal history, could be history in general.
I am retired so I do not get vacations.
Also retired, no vacations—no money and a recluse dog.
This is imaginary anyway, about time travel. It was posted in chat after all.
1957. Just got my first car, 1951 Ford, in high school, belonged to a large car club, no worries. Life was good, clean and safe.
1897, so I could read the newspaper/journal reports on the discovery of the electron.
1905, when Einstein published Annus Mirabilis papers, and the General Relativity papers.
Or, 1932, when the neutron was discovered, an event that had momentous effects.
Hmm, then there is June 12, 1954, when a simple “no” said to Lisa Carla Ponteveccio would have changed everything.
The day before I met my ex-wife
Great Patriotic Year
History Oozed all around
(Crappy economically... but I was 12:>)
Back then I thought 1992 (1492) would be even greater with remembrance and festivities but it never reached the pride of 1976 - ‘we’ were ‘learned’ that we should be ashamed of the past.
And "Frampton Comes Alive" came out.
I want to go back 2 days and avoid the food poisoning that kicked me to the curb this weekend.
George Clooney?..IZZAT YOU????......................
1962. I want to see the United States at the height of its civilization.
Freeper Island.... Does anyone remember that ???
1980, for a number of important reasons...
2029 BC. I’d see if I could kick it with Abraham.
I would like to pack up everything I know now, and move back to the 50s.
1964. Beatles had just broke big in America. Lot’s of great British Invasion music coming from England.
Great television, young so no bills to pay, Lakewood, Ohio (suburb of Cleveland), sandbox in back, summers of breakfast to dinner — having the run of the city, open screen doors in our home day and night, sandlot baseball, M80s and Ladyfingers, plastic army pen, summer camp, fishing, lightning bugs. Mom and Dad happy with 5 kids. Lot’s of friends on our street due to large catholic families. No drugs apparent anywhere.
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