Which December decade do you remember and why?

Sixties
Remember Bob Hope performing for the troops?
Kitchen smelled liked Julia Child’s bourguignon?
Nat King Cole on the hi-fi singing ” The Christmas Song”?
Charlie Brown, Rudolph,Frosty, and the Grinch specials on the TV?

Seventies
Waiting for our Polaroid photos to develop?
Butterball turkey smell in the kitchen?
Jackson 5 Christmas Album on the 8-track player?
The Homecoming – The Waltons ?

Eighties
Chopping down your own Christmas tree?
Honey baked ham?
The cassette player?
Roots: The Gift, Johnny Carson’s fruitcake jokes?

Nineties
” Merry Christmas” becomes ” Happy Holidays”?
Organic free range turkey?
The CD player?
“Elmo Saves Christmas”?

2000s
Debating whether to get a greener— or is it ? –artificial tree?
Turducken?
iPod plays Harry for the Holidays by Harry Connick Jr.?
Flat screens ?

Source AARP Bulletin

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