I was small for my age and rarely smiled at the camera. Not because I was unhappy, but because I didn’t know that little girls were suppose to perform like that I guess. Nobody in my family told me to act dainty. Plus, it was before all the digital screens that show people pictures of […]
Amy Grant has a new Christmas song, friends! (I loved her last one, Another Merry Christmas, so much!) This year, she’s teamed up with Matt Maher on his new album, The Advent of Christmas. It was released in October, and the single with Grant is my favorite. It’s called Always Carry You. Have a listen to […]
“It’s not so much that I like him as a person God, but as a boy he’s very handsome.” ― Judy Blume, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Judy Blume’s coming-of-age story, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, will finally be made into a movie. You can read details about it on Deadline.com. I read […]
Stranger Things stars Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, and Dacre Montgomery review some of the most popular fads from the 80s in the following video. They take a look at Cabbage Patch Kids, Transformers, Walkmen and the Atari 2600 among other things. Are you a fan of Stranger Things? The first season of the American science fiction-horror […]
Melanie Shankle has a new book, The Church of the Small Things. I can’t wait to read it. The trailer is really lovely and features some great pictures from her Gen-X childhood. Shankle is one of my favorite bloggers and writers. I loved her books Nobody’s Cuter Thank You, Sparkly Green Earrings and There’s An Antelope In […]
It’s Skip Day! The official, unofficial Gen-X holiday. As we announced last year, June 5, 1985, was the actual day Ferris Bueller took off. So, take the day off, Xers! And if you can’t miss work, by all means, skip the drama everywhere you go!
Neil Howe, a celebrated historian and author of numerous books on generations, has penned an opinion editorial for the Washington Post about the fascinating and controversial White House link to his seminal work, The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy – What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny. The book, which was […]