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The Generation Without A Disney Princess

There are so many princess movies I can't keep up with them all. That's why it's hard to believe that Disney did not make a new princess movie for nearly 30 years. It's a true story, friends. Cinderella came out in 1959 and Disney didn't produce another princess movie until 1989 when they released The Little Mermaid. That makes Generation X (born 1961 to 1981), the generation without a Disney Princess. Maybe it was a good thing since the princesses are frequently criticized as pathetic, damsel-in-distress role models for young girls. So, instead of princess movies what DID Generation X … [Read More...]

Tommy Ramone, Drummer

RIP: The Ramones and The Blank Generation

The last of  The Ramones, Tommy (Erdelyi) Ramone, has died. Check out the announcement below from the band's official Twitter account. I was never a huge fan of the "seminal punk band," but I enjoyed their music. It was always fun and sometimes romantic. Here's a list to spark your memory if you've forgotten too much. We are saddened to announce the passing of Ramones founding drummer Tommy (Erdelyi) Ramone. #RIPTommyRamone — Ramones (@RamonesOfficial) July 12, 2014 Did you like The Ramones? What did they mean to you? The Blank Generation The Blank … [Read More...]

Family and Motherhood

Bridge To Terabithia

Summer Reading: Bridge To Terabithia, Blue Baboon

Now, that the kids are out of school for the summer we’re enjoying reading for fun. We checked out a bunch of books from our local library including Bridge To Terabithia. Every night we read a few pages. Age Range For Bridge To Terabithia The age range for this classic Newberry Medal winner is 9 […]

Ruthie American Girls

American Girl Doll Store | Dallas

American Girl Doll Store We visited the American Girl Doll Store in Dallas for the first time last weekend. We went to celebrate the safe end of another school year. We had a great time! Here are some pictures from our trip. Bridgette has been watching a bunch of the American Girl movies including the […]

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Picture of the Day

Army Republic South Vietnam

Picture of the Day | Former Soldier, Army Republic South Vietnam

  You may have noticed things looks a little different around here. I decided to take Generation X – as in the blog – in a new direction. It’s now a blogzine. Fancy, eh? Yea! I’ve switched to the Genesis Platform and am using a Studio Press theme. One of the things I love about […]


Blue Lagoon Look-Alikes

Blue Lagoon Look-Alikes

Here is my latest Best of Flickr find. A couple of Gen-Xers swimming together in the Swansea Dam. They're Blue Lagoon look-alikes! The Blue Lagoon came out in 1980 and starred Brooke Shields (b. 1965) and … Keep Reading

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