Changing perceptions of milk

National Milk Day

When I was a kid, milk was considered to be a healthy beverage. So let’s go back in time on National Milk Day.

National Milk Day
Graphic by Z

Remember these commercials? “Milk. It does a body good.” (Just discovered that one of the girls in the mirror is Christine Taylor, who played Marcia in the 1995 film “The Brady Bunch.”)

 

Then there was the “Got milk?” commercials, such as this one:

Then there was the milk mustache ad campaign (see 31 of them here, which includes Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, Beyonce, Britney  Spears, Harrison Ford and Kermit the Frog).

And this where we are today, which seems to sum up our world in general these days:

 

Our Medley Moment

It was a long afternoon with after-school soccer so it’s a short moment – a glass of milk (one almond milk and one regular milk) with some of that leftover bittersweet chocolate from National Bittersweet Chocolate Day. I was going to do milk mustaches, but I was told that would be “too embarrassing.”

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