The following story is a guest post by Nicole, a late-wave Gen-Xer born in the latter half of the 1970s. Beyond sharing her very Gen-X name, she wishes to remain anonymous. To be sure, she has become a dear friend over the last decade or so. Nicole’s story brings back a lot of my own […]
Growing up, I loved going to the roller rink! My earliest memories of skating were at a rink with my mom in Southern California. I remember feeling embarrassed that she was skating with me and all my little friends. I also remember that she was a very good roller skater! In 1974, our family moved […]
…Those drifters days are past me now I’ve got so much more to think about Deadlines and commitments What to leave in, what to leave out Against the wind I’m still runnin against the wind I’m older now but still runnin against the wind Bob Seeger, Against the Wind, 1980 Bob Seger’s 11th studio album, […]
The following tweets are from Professor John Pfaff’s Twitter feed. The author of Locked In, a book about the true causes of mass incarceration, recently found a 30-year old Apple computer in his parents’ attic! He turned it on and a message flashed on the screen asking him if he wanted to restore a saved […]
There have been so many great Gen-X articles published recently, I feel compelled to bring back a relic from 2008: The Blue Plate Special. It was the corny-name for a weekly round-up of the latest news articles and blog posts. Hardly anyone was writing anything about Generation X back then and content was hard to […]
In case you missed the post on Facebook, you might want to check out this conversation about The New Midlife Crisis and how and why it’s impacting Generation X women.