Boomer, except for working in a gas station*, I share your story but it really shows we're 10 years apart. Got married in '71, the first of our 2 daughters was born in '75. Smoked "Export 'A'" cigarettes, never touched the 'funny ones'.either... Quit smoking in '69.
* I don't know why but I'm addicted to Texaco memorabilia and one of my goals is to eventually build a diorama of a Texaco service station.
Boomer, you say : "it's people not the era" but we have been very lucky to live it our "special era"...