If you could relive one 70s day over and over again…

What day would it be? You will be able to relive this day over and over again anytime you want.

It seems that my child hood was big blur, I remember bits and pieces  here and there, but does one day really stick out to me?

I think mine would be a day in the blizzard of 78.

Blizzard of 78

It was the most magical winter I had ever seen. The snow was so high in the backyard that you could literally walk onto the top of the house. And let’s not forget that school was cancelled! Woohoo!

But it was also one of the rare occurrences that my brother and I didn’t get into a fight or argument. We spent the time building snow tunnels and forts as well as playing with our G.I. Joe and Johnny West figures.

Mom and Dad would be home too. All roads were closed so it was just us, in the middle of the country with no one else around. This is probably the day I would pick.

What’s yours?

I am on vacation until Jan 2nd. Not sure if I will have much time to post, so if I don’t see everyone until then have a great Christmas and New Years.  I want to thank everyone for your comments. Your participation keeps me fired up to keep blogging.

Merry Christmas!


Wonderful memories 🙂 There is something kind of cosy about being snowed in – it feels like a free pass to play games or watch movies in the middle of the day. Of course, seeing as this was the 70’s, I can totally understand you and your brother playing outside – it was more fun being outside than inside. I remember us invariably getting snowed in on our March school break – that one last really big one of the season.

I don’t know if I can narrow it down to one day… sometimes my childhood memories are like yours – fuzzy at best 🙂 I’d have to pick every summer of the 60’s – mid-70’s, when I visited my grandparents farm in southern Ontario for 2 weeks (once I got a bit older, I usually had a summer job). The times spent there wandering around their property, exploring in their woods and lying in the sun are some of the happiest memories of my life.

Hope you have a Very Merry Christmas and New Years!


Hi Jane! Hope you had a great Christmas and New Years. One of the great things about playing outside in the snow is afterwards, when you come into the house to get all warmed up! Sometimes there would be hot chocolate there to get the belly warm.

I remember those days of lying back and watching the clouds go by. I would try to find faces and shapes in them. Those were good days.


I have a lot of wonderful childhood memories, so it’s almost impossible to narrow it down. My summers playing outside with the neighbourhood kids are some of the best. We were always outdoors, and we never got bored! If I could snap my fingers and go back to that period, I’d do it in a heartbeat!

Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. See you in 2013!

Amy Lynn

Love this post. If I could relive one day, it would definitely be Christmas day, any one from 1975 to 1979. Opening presents, visiting my grandparents, playing with my brother (now deceased). I would love to go back and re-live a whole Christmas vacation. (I never want to re-live ANY of my school days.)


Hi Amy! Hope you had a great time during the Holidays. I actually struggled between picking the snow days and Christmas. Christmas would have been great also. I loved (and still love) spending time with my family. I am right with you on school days. I hated school (especially high school) with a passion.


It was the best of times and the worst. didnt have much but had everything and didnt even realize it. would love to go back for a visit. often try to in my mind or through movies about the era. very very sad. seems like getting older and seeing changes is so depressing. if it wasnt for family i think i would have a hard time dealing with things.


Hi Brent and thanks for stopping by. You are not alone. If I had a rewind button on my life it would be replaying my childhood all the time. I wouldn’t even think twice about going back.

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