Bits 'n Pieces
Page 195 - Growing Up in Lorane

"Childhood was not all work, however. There was much time for fun
and recreation. Swimming holes were put to good use on hot summer
days, and snowball fights and sledding were popular ways of working
off excess energy in the winter. There were no televisions, stereos,
VCRs, DVDs, movies, discos, or much money "back in the old days,"
but neither were extreme pressures put on the youth of yesterday as
they are today. Drug addiction and teenage suicides were extremely
rare."