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Old School Halloween Photos Are Back [Pink Panther]

Ben Cooper, Inc., Vintage Halloween Masks by Brechtburg via Flickr Halloween is the one holiday where you get to be whoever you want to be and you don't have to buy anybody any presents. It just seems to get better and better with each passing year. But, once-in-awhile, I get a hankering for some Old School Halloween.You know -- trick-or-treating with a sheet over my head … [Read more...]

Halloween 1973

Halloween 1973, originally uploaded by tuscaloosa_designs. This vintage Halloween photo of Gen Xers from 1973 is in the spirit of Dear Photograph, the popular website that posts pictures of pictures from the past in the present. I love it! It's become a tradition around here for me to post vintage Generation X pictures during Halloween, Christmas and Easter. So, throughout … [Read more...]

7 Links

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Ghouls Gone Wild One of my favorite bloggers, the travel blogger, Misadventures with Andi, published a post back in August that I really liked. It was a 7-links meme post in which she was tagged by another blogger to identify a series of past posts such as most beautiful post, most helpful post, etc.  I don't interact much with my blog community, so I thought it would be fun to … [Read more...]

That’s Not Cool

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I came across a PSA this morning for the That's Not Cool campaign to prevent teen dating abuse and I wanted to pass along the following information. That's Not Cool was developed by Futures Without Violence in partnership with the Department of Justice and Advertising Council. The campaign uses digital examples of controlling behavior to encourage teens to draw their own line … [Read more...]

Free Range Boy Makes Homemade Drum Set

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The Super Bridgy | Mommy loves your blue-goggle look | Never surrender, child | August 2011 Click here for all posts about Generation Z. I am up by 5 a.m. most mornings and my son, Sully, is never far behind. We really enjoy this quiet time together while everyone is still sleeping. Sully's homemade drum.Never let anyone beat the love or creativityout of you, dear … [Read more...]

Fatherless Men, Fatherless Generation

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There will come a time I will look in your eye You will pray to the God that you always denied The I'll go out back and I'll get my gun I'll say, "You haven't met me, I am the only son" --From Mumford and Sons and Dustbowl Dance Fatherless Generation I recently came across the work of John Sowers via Twitter. Sowers, a Gen Xer, has written a book, Fatherless Generation, … [Read more...]

This authentic life: I dreamed of the city; my kids dream of the farm

Photo of rural Oklahoma from jordanmac101 via Flickr with Creative Commons License If you seek authenticity for authenticity’s sake you are no longer authentic.– Jean-Paul SartreI live in an old neighborhood in Oklahoma City. At one time, it was pretty much surrounded by urban blight. Fortunately, efforts to achieve historic preservation in the 1970s, helped keep encroachment … [Read more...]