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Saturday 1977

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Honeycomb's big, yeah, yeah, yeah!

Honeycomb cereal. Came with a free license plate. I still have some of those somewhere!

Honeycomb cereal. Came with a free license plate. I still have some of those somewhere!

Sleestak!!!

Sleestak from The Land of the Lost.

Sleestak from The Land of the Lost.

Is it duck season or rabbit season?

Well, that explains it!

Well, that explains it!

Saturday 1977


Sitting on the couch

Early Saturday morning rise

Bowlful of Honeycomb in my hands

Little brother at my side.


Watching Scooby-Doo and George Jetson

I loved Land of the Lost, too

Sleestak always scared me

Run Holly, don’t let them get you!


Hear the whir of the vacuum

MOM, we’re trying to watch TV

Chores must be done today

Now pick up those feet!


Napping a little during Looney Tunes

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I really never did know

Was it rabbit or duck season

I’ll find out later, mom says it’s time to go.


Pile up in the car, mom and me

Little brother quit hanging on that door

You’ll get nothing if you’re not good

When we get to the grocery store!


Shopping cart with me on the front

Let’s see, I want Pop-Tarts, Cheetos, and a magazine

Sneak ‘em in when mom’s not looking

Open it all up on the backseat.


Remember those happy carefree mornings

When times get tough in the fray

Speed Buggy would agree with me

That every day should be Saturday!


©LMY 2.4.2012


I hanker for a hunk o' cheese!

Comments

Ov Overo from Oklahoma on February 05, 2012:

lol!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 05, 2012:

Capedium, I make sure I have fun almost every day! Oh, and we usually always went outside to play on Saturday afternoons!

Thanks for the comment!

Ov Overo from Oklahoma on February 05, 2012:

You sound like you just wanna sit and have fun every day..

Refreshing.. but sorry to say, I was that kid who couldn't wait for the show to be over so we could go out and play...

Nice and fulfilled hub

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 05, 2012:

LABrashear, it's so refreshing to see an adult admit to still loving cartoons! There's so many things people think you can't do after you grow up!

Thanks so much for the vote!

LABrashear from My Perfect Place, USA on February 04, 2012:

What a fun walk down memory lane! I still love Scooby Doo and love that my kids do too! Voted up!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

Gypsy, at least you were doing something important with your time, like learning! I was a couch-potato long before it was even cool! Thanks for commenting!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

Billy, I hope the day you read something by me that you don't like, you respond with "Eh". Just kidding! Let me know because that's how we learn!

Thanks for the comment!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

Michael, I'm never growing up! In 20 years I'll still be wearing my Converse and listening to the Ramones!

Thanks for the comment!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

michiganman567: No, thank you for taking the time to read my hub! I really appreciate it!

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 04, 2012:

Voted up and thanks for the memories. Yeah Saturday mornings were great except for me. Even living in N.Y.C. I went to learn Latvian and about Latvia etc. Saturday mornings. When I got home the cartoons were over. But I got my dose of those great Saturday cartoons when I got in my 20s and went to university. Saturday morning I was glued to the TV to catch up on what I'd missed.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on February 04, 2012:

As usual I enjoyed your hub; I'm patiently waiting for the day when you write one I don't like. :)

cleaner3 from Pueblo, Colorado on February 04, 2012:

The best memories are the ones with family when everything was good.

Makes me want to be a kid again, although sometimes it's like I never grew up. Thanks for the ride ,Lady.

Dave Smith from Michigan on February 04, 2012:

I enjoyed your hub. Thank you. These were still on in the 80's

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

abdulsamad152: Thanks for stopping by!

Lisa (author) from Tennessee on February 04, 2012:

Mark, I never watched those boy cartoons! That was the good thing about me being older than my brother...control over the channels!

Thanks for reading!

abdulsamad152 from pakistan, karachi on February 04, 2012:

ME 2....friend....

Mark Pitts from United States on February 04, 2012:

Thundarr the Barbarian and Space Ghost! And I have a stack of Loony Tune dvd's that I try to make my grands watch. Great Hub. I wish every day was a Saturday in '70, '71, '72' also!

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