THE WAY WE WERE----------------------------------THE WAY WE ARE
????? DO YOU REMEMBER  ???????

The Puppy Tail Stand  on Dripping Springs Road
(5 cent puppy tails(hot dogs) and 10 cent chili dogs)

Dan's  Store on the corner of Faulkner Lane and Dallas Street

The Grape or Cherry suckers with the nickle in them. Do they
still have those?

Floyd's Audio Capital

Dog and Suds on East Waco Drive
(They made the BEST 7-UP Floats)

Lee's Drive In
( Still going after 40 years !!!!! Can anyone say LINK BASKET)

The Waco Theater

The Orpheum Theater

The ALPHA Theater on Clifton Street !!!!!!!!!!

Walker's Auditorium

The NIte-Life Club

Thad's Lounge

45 rpm spindles

Duck and Cover Drills
(Our school desk would somehow protect us from a nuclear

Green Stamps

Metal ice cubes trays with levers

Beanie and Cecil

Roller-skate keys

Cork pop guns

Marlin Perkins

Drive-in Movies (The Joy and The Waco Drive In)

Drive in restaurants

Car Hops


Topo Gigio

Washtub wringers

The Fuller Brush Man

Sky King

Reel- To-Reel tape recorders

Erector Sets

Lincoln Logs

15 cent McDonald hamburgers

5 cent packs of baseball cards

Penny candy

Two for a Penny Cookies

25 cent a gallon gasoline

Jiffy Pop popcorn

Gum wrapper chains

Chatty Cathy dolls

Speedy Alka-Seltzer

Falstaff Beer

Jaxx Beer

Burma Shave signs

Brownie camera

Flash bulbs

Old Yeller

Chef Boy-AR-dee

Fire escape tubes

Timmy and Lassie

Ding Dong Avon calling


Aluminum Christmas Trees


5 cent stamps

Cigarettes for Christmas

TV Test patterns


If you can remember most or all of these, then you have lived!!  
Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their
'grown-up' life .