It's been 546 days
9 hours and 58 minutes since I last smoked a cigarette.
But quitting smoking is not what this blog is about.....Instead, I've decided to talk about about the reasons
I- (we) ever started such an awful habit to begin with
As a baby boomer, smoking....most definitely, was a generational thing.
Today, smokers are forced to hide in a dark corners and back alleys for fear of societal flogging.
But things were different in my world...
So, rather than write, allow me share with you in pictures (each worth 1000 words)
how differently "my" generation portrayed smoking. You'll see doctors and dentists, actors, actresses, athletes, and mothers.... You'll see promises for a better life. Be it beauty,romance, happiness, patience, self esteem, sex appeal, or adventure, those little cylindrical rolls of tobacco promised to give us the one thing we really wanted.
To be cool!!
So take a jaunt with me
down memory lane
and be amazed
at what my
Smoking "was" the epitome of cool!