Turtle Tuesday

Generation Pink

Generation Pink

Generation Pink It’s Turtle Tuesday! Time to talk about my kids and Generation Z, or as it is this week, Generation Pink! On Saturday, I took my younger two kids to Mary’s Flea Market, a local swap meet on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. It’s a monthly tradition for us. I give the kids $10 […]

Do your kids take their cell phones to church?

Today, a 9-year-old boy texted his teenage sister in church. Here’s an embedded tweet illustrating how it went.   *Sitting in church, gets text from my 9 year old brother* pic.twitter.com/hWCB5cEcw2 — Kayla Michelle❤️ (@Kay_Michelle99) September 28, 2014   Do your kids take their cell phones to church? More importantly, why do parents give young […]

Career

Ideas are Scary GE Ad

Must See: IDEAS ARE SCARY Ad for General Electric

Five years ago, I did some work on a program that was in need of re-branding if not branding. I couldn’t sell my ideas, however, to the powers that be, and the program continued to get cut, cut, cut. Eventually, I threw in the towel and moved on to other projects. I’ve thought a lot […]

Generations

Wheat Thins 1976

Wheat Thins Wheat Bash Through The Decades

Check out the Wheat Thins Wheat Bash for all generations! Look at these latest graphics as well as some old (?) pictures from the grainy cracker’s current advertising campaign. I think this is a fun social media marketing campaign, but are these pictures for real? Has there been 40 years worth of Wheat Bashes or […]

Harrys Last Stand

Speech Electrifies Labour Party Conference: Harry Leslie Smith

Harry Leslie Smith is a 91-year-old Yorkshireman, Royal Air Force veteran and ex-carpet salesman. In November 2013, he wrote ‘This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time’  for The Guardian. It was shared almost 60,000 times on Facebook and basically started a huge debate about the state of society. This past summer […]

Film and Documentary

One Generation Away Movie Poster

One Generation Away film highlights erosion of religious liberty in America

Is religious freedom in America eroding? Echolight studios produced One Generation Away, a film that features primarily the Christian faith under fire in America. References are also made to discrimination against practicing Jews and Jewish symbols in American life. Below is the official news release from Religion Press Release Services. What do you think? Is […]

I am eleven poster

I Am Eleven documentary explores the lives of 11-year-olds around the world

Do you remember when you were 11? More importantly, do you want to remember? Genevieve Bailey, an Australian filmmaker,  traveled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this exhilarating, funny and moving portrait of childhood and Generation Z. From an orphanage in India to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, I AM […]

Boomer List

The Boomer List Documentary Features 19 Iconic Boomers

AARP has partnered with documentary filmmaker and photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on The Boomer List, a comprehensive look at 19 iconic Baby Boomers. (Depending on when you think the generation ends, they may have thrown a few Gen-Xers in for good measure.) The coffee table book offers a revealing perspective on the events and stories that […]

Faith

Black Mass OKC

Catholics Unite As Satanic Group Plans ‘Black Mass’ in Public Building

Today, hundreds of Catholics gathered at Oklahoma City’s St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in unity against a satanic black mass scheduled for 7 p.m.  The mass is a parody of the Catholic Mass and will take place in the Oklahoma City Civic Center, a publicly-owned building. More of my pictures will appear on the […]

Squirrel Eating Nut

Falling Squirrel

This is me on my Sunday morning walk before church. Back in the early 90s, that apartment building behind me was a crack house. I stopped by it one time to talk to the residents. My brave days when I thought I could save the world from itself. Times change, and a lot has changed, […]

Nostalgia

My Parents Were Awesome

Throwback Thursday: My Parents Were Awesome

Before fanny packs and Andrea Bocelli concerts, your parents were free-wheeling, fashion-forward and super awesome. My Parents Were Awesome is a 2011 book by Eliot Glazer. It’s full of awesome pictures of awesome parents in the age before filters, Flickr and Picmonkey’s touch-up tool. Most of the parents featured in the book are Baby Boomers […]

wookie yeti

Bigfoot Song

When I was in the 3rd grade my teacher took our class on a camping trip in the Colorado Rockies. It was a great adventure for a kid, even if I worried the entire time that Bigfoot might get me. Later, I realized Bigfoot (Sasquatch) was just Chewbacca, the Wookie from Star Wars. And, after […]

Generation X

Financial Trouble

Pew Finds Generation X Facing an Insecure Financial Future

Gen Xers have less wealth and six times more debt than their parents did at the same age Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 -- -- The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report today finding that members of Generation X lag behind their parents in wealth accumulation, a key indicator of … [Read More...]

How To Make Notes 80s style

Texting 80s Style + How To Fold A Note

Here's how we passed notes in class back in the day! Kids, this is how we texted in the 80s. pic.twitter.com/vGVijpFJC6 — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) September 2, 2014 The blog, Assemble A Well-Crafted Life, offers a tutorial on how to fold a note 80s style. If that doesn't … [Read More...]

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