Nostalgic Flashback Of The 1950s Era

Written by Barbara Wangelid

Since I grew up inrepparttar 1950's it is fun for me to reflect on some ofrepparttar 148381 nifty things during that era.

Drive In Theatres Known then asrepparttar 148382 "passion pit", Drive In Theatres bring back many happy memories! My birthday being in July wasrepparttar 148383 prime season for Drive In movies. I would invite all my friends over to celebrate my birthday complete with my mother's homemade barbeque sandwiches which was my favorite.She would make it from sliced rump roast and then layrepparttar 148384 meat in an electric skillet smothered in barbeque sauce. Just before dark we would all pile into a car and head forrepparttar 148385 drive In. I still rememberrepparttar 148386 intermission jingle "Let's all go torepparttar 148387 lobby" withrepparttar 148388 hot dog, soda drink and popcorn dancing acrossrepparttar 148389 screen. The Drive In wasrepparttar 148390 favorite place to go on a date andrepparttar 148391 afterrepparttar 148392 show we would go torepparttar 148393 Steak n Shake for a hamburger and fries. At that time you stayed in your car and your food was brought to you. A tray holder was placed onrepparttar 148394 drivers side window to holdrepparttar 148395 food. It was just brought to my attention from my teenage grandchildren that "going steady" is no longer used. I asked them what do you call it now? They replied just "going out". Makes no sense to me, but that is how times change. Back inrepparttar 148396 50's and 60's when you were "going steady",repparttar 148397 girl would be given her boyfriends ring to wear. Because they were always too big to fit, we would wraprepparttar 148398 back with white bandage tape and then cover that with fuzzy angora yarn in different colors.. way too cool! The only place you could buyrepparttar 148399 angora in my town was a department store downtown and I can still remember that they did not have cash registers atrepparttar 148400 counters, but insteadrepparttar 148401 clerk would send your money through a vacuum tube that led upstairs torepparttar 148402 cashiers office. It was much likerepparttar 148403 drive in banking tube that is used today.

Rock n Roll The summer of 1955 with Bill Haley's song "Rock Aroundrepparttar 148404 Clock" changedrepparttar 148405 music we listened to forever. I was hooked. Then came Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, andrepparttar 148406 rest is history. Every Saturday I would walk downtown to Lindstrom's Record store and listen torepparttar 148407 latest hits and always come home with at least one new 45. In my bedroom next to my bed was my radio that I would listen to every night just to hearrepparttar 148408 newest songs. Radio at that time was AM only and at night with less interference inrepparttar 148409 airwaves I could pick up a station from Little Rock which was about 600 miles from where I lived. The commercial that I will never forget was for White Rose Petroleum Jelly. I was so excitedrepparttar 148410 night I heardrepparttar 148411 song "Sea Cruise" that I ran down to Lindstrom's to buy it only to find out that it wasn't available yet. My parents did not like Rock n Roll and would say it sounds like noise. They did however "put up" with it and allowed me to play my record player as loud as it would go which was not very loud when compared to today's stereos. Now we have a stereo inrepparttar 148412 living room, a portable stereo inrepparttar 148413 garage complete with subwoofer, subwoofers on our computers and a subwoofer inrepparttar 148414 car. My love for music has stayed with me andrepparttar 148415 music andrepparttar 148416 equipment to play it with just keeps getting better.

The Facts About Cosmetic Surgery

Written by Jenna Keys

Cosmetic surgery is big business now,repparttar advances of science and technology meaning it has become more affordable and much more accessible for anyone to consider it. Far from breast enhancements beingrepparttar 148327 only option anymore, there are operations that can be done on virtually any part of your body to aesthetically enhance your appearance. Gettingrepparttar 148328 Ďbody beautifulí has never been such a viable option as it is now.

Types of cosmetic surgery.

Reading any daily newspaper (usuallyrepparttar 148329 tabloids) will give a good indication as torepparttar 148330 types of cosmetic surgery that are available. It seems that nearly every popular celebrity has had Botox injections or a face-lift to improve their appearance but cosmetic surgery isnít just about improving your appearance to Ďfit iní. Disfigurations can have a detrimental effect on many peopleís lives, and cosmetic surgery is a reasonable answer torepparttar 148331 psychological problems that can accompany them.

Acne scar removal is a relatively simple operation and can change lives in a matter of weeks. Pierced ear repair and tattoo removal are also becoming very popular as more and more young adults are having body piercing and tattoos only to want them removed later in life.

Then, of course, there arerepparttar 148332 physical changes that some people feel are required to keep them atrepparttar 148333 peak of their physical appearance. Botox, (curiously enough, was originally a form of germ warfare!) , has become very popular as Botox injections are considerably cheaper than having surgical lifts. Botox works by temporarily paralysing muscles and fixing parts ofrepparttar 148334 body in certain positions. It can be effectively used to remove laughter lines or wrinkles but is only temporary so regular visits are needed to keeprepparttar 148335 appearance they give.

Breast enhancement and reduction are as popular as ever with women, and many breast cancer victims have breast-rebuilding treatment in order to regain their natural body shapes and confidence. Face lifts help maskrepparttar 148336 natural signs of aging by pullingrepparttar 148337 skin tight and removing wrinkles and bags. Tummy tucks, Rhinoplasty (the political correct version of a nose job) and Liposuction are also available. These are a few ofrepparttar 148338 more popular versions of cosmetic surgery but if there is a part of your body you arenít happy with there is bound to be a surgeon somewhere that can do what is required.

Is cosmetic surgery safe?

Unfortunately, due torepparttar 148339 money involved in cosmetic surgery, there have been a number of more unscrupulous Ďsurgeonsí offering their services at reduced costs. These surgeons usually have little or no qualifications and avoiding them isrepparttar 148340 most important thing you can do if considering cosmetic surgery.

Selectingrepparttar 148341 right clinic can take time, and definitely isnít something you should rush into. Always select a clinic that boasts recognised qualifications; a little research onrepparttar 148342 Internet will tell you whether a qualification has been earned, bought or simply printed. Only consider using a clinic that offers a one-on-one with a surgeon before operating. They should be able to advise you on all aspects of your chosen surgery fromrepparttar 148343 benefits,repparttar 148344 look and feel,repparttar 148345 actual operation and any side affects that may be associated with it. If they donít offer this, then you should reconsider using that particular clinic.

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