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re: Back in my day, was: Re: [IP] Time To Change!!!

At 06:24 PM 07/04/00 Doreen McGlade wrote:
 >Sam and Bob reminisced:
 >>Well, back in my day... we used lancets until the tip became totally flat.
 >>We used to buy them one at a time and we were glad to get them. If we
 >>couldn't get them at the store, we used to make our own by grinding down
 >>slivers of tin cans with a file. :-)
 ><Ahhh ... the good ole' days. We used to make our own lancets just like
 ><this, often after walking 10 miles to school - through 3 feet of snow -
 ><barefoot. We'd stop at Farmer Jones' place on the way home, visit the hog
 ><pen and cook up a batch of insulin. Yup - those were the days, all righty
 >C'mon, guys--you left out that the 10 mile trip to school (in the snow,
 >barefoot) was uphill both ways!

Nah... we were just trying not to overdo it for the young whippersnappers 
out there. :-)


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