and I think everyone we knew then had the list of numbers posted on the wall by the phone. We had an extra long cord that we could take around the corner and into a small bathroom to shut the door for more privacy.
LP's and I think we had this exact same stereo/record player in my house when I was growing up. My mom would come home with old (when the jukebox man would change the records at work & give her the old ones) and I'd play them on this.
School Desk (always liked the built in book storage) Boy I remember these. The best desk for school. I remember pulling out one text book and all of them falling out along with all of the paper you had crammed in there too. Oh the memories!
The original text message: intricately-folded, hand-written notes. I feel sorry for kids growing up with texting that they may never experience the delicate art of "passing notes" without getting caught.