footnotes (boy, we have a bunch this week)
(1) Yeah, I checked out the tiny pics in the album. At first I thought that one may be Kathy, but no dice.
(2) As you recall, those 8 track tapes had the nasty habit of getting "eaten" when played. High school parking lots across the land where littered with little piles of tapes after they had been ripped out in anger by their owner and tossed out the window of their Trans Am.
(3) My best friend in high school got a quad stereo system for his birthday. Man, I was SOOOOOOO jealous.
(4) When microwaves first came out, they were kind of a bust. Why? Well they tried to market them as a complete replacement to the conventional oven, with recipe books and special cookware. Then everyone figured out what they are good for: heating up leftovers. They have been a fixture in American kitchens ever since...