Then and Now

Discussion in 'Vietnam Memories Forum' started by Guest, Mar 11, 2003.

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    GRUNT
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    Posts: 25
    (12/2/01 2:13:34 am)
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    Then: Long Hair
    Now: Longing for hair

    Then: The perfect high.
    Now: The perfect high yield mutual fund.

    Then: Keg.
    Now: EKG.

    Then: Acid Rock.
    Now: Acid Reflux.

    Then: Moving to California because it's cool.
    Now: Moving to California because it's warm.

    Then: Growing pot.
    Now: Growing pot belly.

    Then: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your parents.
    Now: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your children.

    Then: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.
    Now: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.

    Then: Seeds and stems.
    Now: Roughage.

    Then: Popping pills, smoking joints.
    Now: Popping joints, aching joints.

    Then: Our president's struggle with Fidel.
    Now: Our president's struggle with Fidel.

    Then: Paar.
    Now: AARP.

    Then: Killer weed.
    Now: Weed killer.

    Then: Hoping for a BMW.
    Now: Hoping for a BM.

    Then: Getting out to a new hip joint.
    Now: Getting a new hip joint.

    Then: Rolling Stones.
    Now: Kidney stones.

    Then: Being called into the principal's office.
    Now: Calling the principal's office.

    Then: Screw the system!
    Now: Upgrade the system!

    Then: Peace sign.
    Now: Mercedes logo.

    Then: Parents begging you to get your hair cut.
    Now: Children begging you to get their heads shaved.

    Then: Take acid.
    Now: Take antacid.

    Then: "Whatever"
    Now: "Depends"
    'nuff said

    hope6970
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    Posts: 667
    (12/2/01 10:25:07 pm)
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    Grunt, that was great! What a contrast, huh? What is more, it's all true. - Hope