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...]
On Sunday afternoon, we drove out to Red Rock Canyon, a state park near Hinton, Oklahoma. It’s about a five-mile drive off Interstate 40. It was a beautiful day! We stopped by the Cherokee Trading Post on the way out and the Indian Trading Post on the way back home. We enjoyed a couple of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 work, here’s another one from the blog […]
Gen Y and Scotland
Will Generation Y win independence for Scotland? More importantly, if they do, will they live to regret it? From a generation and public relations perspective, I’m fascinated by how well this seemingly impossible campaign has gone. I don’t think the referendum will pass (this time), but wow! This campaign is so impressive and should prove […]
Lead employers know that in order to attract the best employees and sustain their competitive advantage, they must find ways to support working families. They know that creating a culture that fosters a healthy integration between work and life can have a positive impact on profits and accomplishments. And yet, working parents throughout the U.S. […]
Picture of the Day
Picture of the Day: Small round barn west of Jones, Oklahoma.
I cut some zinnias in the rain on Wednesday. I gave them to my son Sully to take to the neighbors. People like flowers from the garden I told him. He was so good to carry the fistfuls. He ran barefoot across the rain-drenched street, and the years we’ve lived in this house number 10. […]
Rest in Peace
80s rock star Jimi Jamison died on August 31, from a heart attack. He was 63. Jamison was the lead singer for Survivor. Their hits included Eye of the Tiger, The Search Is Over and I Can’t Hold Back.
Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa: a Silent Generation – Generation X Combo. Rest in Peace, Joan Rivers.