Throw Back Thursday

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 8:39am

Or has my kids call it, TBT Lol. 

What favorite memory do you have about childhood?

Did you have a job in high school?

What dreams did you have as a child and are you living them now?

 

 

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:18am

Lucky, We never had bunk beds, But I always had this fear of heights anyway.  We almost got a bunk bed for DS room but chose this type that sits high with storage/drawers underneath. 

 

 

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:26am

Lucky, We never had bunk beds, But I always had this fear of heights anyway.  We almost got a bunk bed for DS room but chose this type that sits high with storage/drawers underneath. 

Yeah as kids we loved them and fought for the top bunk to sleep on. lol. Now if I have to go up there, I am so afraid of falling through even though I know it will not happen lololol. We were just going to get a single bed when we got him a "real" bed but figured he could have someone sleep over and be comfortable as my dd always either shares her bed or they sleep on the floor or in the living room pull out which is a pain when they are up all night and sleeping late.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:50am

blackandwhitemolly wrote:
<p><span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">Awwr, I have great grandparent memories too, molly.  It was such a big deal as a kid to spend the night with her, Her pull out couch was a real treat, Ha! </span></p><p style="text-align:left"><strong><span style="font-size:x-small"><span>Yeah the bunk beds were fun as kids. Now I don't get how my kids like to go on the top bunk. lololol. </span></span></strong></p>

My dad made the bunk beds my sister and I shared as kids.  They were so cool.  The Girl had a bunk bed (twin on top, full size futon on bottom) for a while, but it has now been split up; we use the futon in the rec room; she still uses the twin, but as a stand-alone bed.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:54am

blackandwhitemolly wrote:
<p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">What favorite memory do you have about childhood?</p><p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left"><strong>So many, hard to pinpoint one. Maybe going to go visit my grandparents and getting to sleep on bunk beds.</strong></p><p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">Did you have a job in high school?</p><p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left"><strong>I had one for four months in my senior year. That is where I met my dh <img src="/forums/sites/all/libraries/tinymce/jscripts/tiny_mce/plugins/emotions/img/smiley-laughing.gif" alt="Laughing" title="Laughing" border="0" /></strong></p><p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left">What dreams did you have as a child and are you living them now?</p><p style="font-size:13px; text-align:left"><strong>Having a family and a home which I am living that now</strong></p>

Visits to my grandparent are also a fond memory of my childhood through my early 20's actually.  

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:55am

jamblessedthree wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">jamblessedthree</em> wrote:</div>&lt;p&gt;Or has my kids call it, TBT Lol. &lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;What favorite memory do you have about childhood?&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Did you have a job in high school?&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;What dreams did you have as a child and are you living them now?&lt;/p&gt;</blockquote></p><p>I've got a lot of great memories but one that stands out (esp b/c it's getting warmer) are the days at the pool, We seriously lived there, Lol.  My first job was at a local pizzeria, I also babysat a lot from the age of 12 or 13 through college.  My dream as a teenager was to be an artist in NYC even if it meant starving for it, I still have an appreciation for art/artists and that city but the older I got the the more I searched the big picture and purpose became more about working with people and helping others and I am lucky I get to do that.  I also always wanted to be a mother, I know sappy, but I have three great kids and I am an awful proud mom of each one of them.  </p>

Yep..on the things we used to do when we were gone all day was ride to the local public pool, so much fun there.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:58am

savcal2011 wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">blackandwhitemolly</em> wrote:</div>&lt;p&gt;&lt;span style="font-size:13px; text-align:left"&gt;Awwr, I have great grandparent memories too, molly.  It was such a big deal as a kid to spend the night with her, Her pull out couch was a real treat, Ha! &lt;/span&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p style="text-align:left"&gt;&lt;strong&gt;&lt;span style="font-size:x-small"&gt;&lt;span&gt;Yeah the bunk beds were fun as kids. Now I don't get how my kids like to go on the top bunk. lololol. &lt;/span&gt;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;</blockquote></p><p>My dad made the bunk beds my sister and I shared as kids.  They were so cool.  The Girl had a bunk bed (twin on top, full size futon on bottom) for a while, but it has now been split up; we use the futon in the rec room; she still uses the twin, but as a stand-alone bed. </p>

My youngest has bunk beds, not sure what we are going to do with them when he moves into the other bedroom.  I think he want's one of them in the new room, that way he can have multiple kids sleepover, all in the same room.  I think the futon and double bed will also stay, so lots of spaces.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 11:59am

Sleepovers is exactly why we considered the bunk bed, then there was the bed with a trundle (sp) underneath we considered too.  But we went for this practical bed b/c he had such a limited amount of space for storage elsewhere. 

 

 

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 12:21pm

jamblessedthree wrote:
<p>What favorite memory do you have about childhood?</p><p>Did you have a job in high school?</p><p>What dreams did you have as a child and are you living them now?</p>

1.  I loved going camping as a family.  My favorite places to camp were Starved Rock State Park, in IL and White Pines State Park....also in IL, I think.  But really near WI.  Possibly near enough to be in it, but I just don't have the energy to look it up.

2.  Yes.

3. Oh I had so many dreams.  Some never got off the ground.  Some got close.  Being a parent?  that was fulfilled in seriously the best way ever.  there were things that I love doing now that weren't even on my radar back then.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 12:26pm

I have one half of a bunk bed down in the basement for bad weather sleeping.  the other half got sold.    I'd have kept it, but the spare room is too small to be spare room *and* a workout space, so I bought a murphy bed for in there.

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Thu, 04-24-2014 - 3:13pm

What favorite memory do you have about childhood? Playing on the beach with my brothers.

Did you have a job in high school? Yes, I modeled for artists. It paid really well.

What dreams did you have as a child and are you living them now? Some, yes, others, no.