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.
Generation X is not just a lost or forgotten generation. We are now an omitted generation. In a story that aired on January 11, CBSN completed omitted Gen-Xers from a chart titled “Generation Guidelines: Defined By Birth.” The story was based on a BuzzFeed article, Millennials: The Burnout Generation, by Anne Helen Petersen. You can […]
The men are taking young Simon out to sea to ensure he does not become fearful of the sea because his father was drowned three weeks previously…I don’t know if I should use these photographs or how I can use these photographs. I’m not sure what use they are.” Chris Killip, Photographer, Harvard Professor In the 1970s and 80s, […]
SILLY GIRL A girl in a 1970s winter coat is covered in Silly String for some silly reason. 1 THE DAILY PHOTOI had a coat just like this when I was in the third grade. I convinced myself it was cut from bear fur. I wore it to school on cold winter mornings all the […]
Do you remember when schools use to have Thanksgiving plays? We had them in Kermit, Texas, where I lived in the 4th and 5th grades. This picture is from the Kermit Memories Facebook page. Isn’t it grand? It was taken around 1974, when a friend a little older than me was in 4th or 5th […]
I love it when readers share links and stories with a Gen-X angle like the one below from Leo Chavez. It’s about Jeremy Delle, a 15-year-old boy who killed himself in his English class in 1991. Pearl Jam wrote about the tragedy in their song Jeremy, which is actually based on two different boys. The second boy, […]