One of the main things that greeted me at home were all of the fall cataloges. Remember them? I love cataloges. I have loved them ever since I was a kid. I don't get as many as I used to ever since the Internet was invented! Now I get emails from my favorite stores which I ususally delete unless I am looking for something or am very bored. But to have a real printed cataloge is still a treat for me. So imagine my delight when I had several waiting for me when I got home. Small things people!
|Remember this catalog?|
My point is that those catalogs gave me such pleasure and provided me with delayed gratification. Something there is a shortage of these days. If there was something in the book that I became obsessed with or just couldn't live without I would look at it over and over and finally order the prized item. I would wait weeks for it to arrive and sometimes be thrilled with it and others be sadly disappointed by the fit or quality and mail it back. I bought my first pair of Reebok shoes out of a catalog before they were even sold in stores. I just knew they were the perfect shoes for me to wear when I taught aerobics. Yes, I was right there with Jane Fonda herself in the '80s teaching aerobics four times a week in my Reebok shoes, leg warmers and leotards!
|I loved my Reeboks!|