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Regular Cars for Mortals (Daily Gen X Photo)

Regular Car Reviews: Regular Cars for Mortals “Cars are machines. But they’re also art form in what they inspire in auto enthusiasts. In a literary sense, cars are romanticism. The emotions they create overpower reason and fical responsibility. And that’s true of just about every...

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Gen X Newsletter (September 2020)

🙏 I’m still awestruck by the Pray As You God podcast. After two years, I am still awestruck by the Pray As You God podcast. I sometimes listen to each episode three times in a day. Today’s episode went straight to my broken heart. And, all our hearts are broken right now. Am I right? I...

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1970s Red Tights and Yarn Ribbons

My friend in red tights and tennis shoes, circa 1971 This is a picture of my friend and her little brother. It was taken in the early 1970s when she was living in base housing. I first met her in the late 1970s at a church camp in East Texas. In the fall of 1985, I met up with her again in...

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Things She Handed Down: Perfect Seams, Perfect Faith

Will you laugh just like your mother Will you sigh like your old man Will some things skip a generation Like I’ve heard they often can Are you a poet or a dancer A devil or a clown Or a strange new combination of The things we’ve handed down — Marc Cohn, 1993 It has been nearly a...

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Pictures of the AMC Gremlin (Car)

American Motors Corporation introduced the AMC Gremlin in 1970. One of my friend’s in high school had one that was a faded purple with white stripes. It looked like a high top tennis shoe. What fun it would be to have one of these rides! 1972 Trailer-Train, Milwaukee marshaling yard,...

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In This Brief Life by Eugene Richards

In This Brief Life In This Brief Life, by Eugene Richards, is a collection of more than 50 years of mostly unseen photographs. It features some of the photographer’s earliest pictures of sharecropper life in the Arkansas Delta. In addition, many of the photos feature young Gen-Xers including...

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Kenickie

We are so proud of our son Sullivan. Earlier this fall, he decided to tryout for Grease, this year’s school musical selection. He’s never been in a production before so it was really exciting when he landed a major supporting role. He played Kenickie Murdoch,  the “tough-looking,...

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Bridgy and Her Hoop Baton

How To Trim A Hoop Baton, etc. Check out these beautiful pictures of Bridgy twirling her hoop baton on the sideline at the McGuinness Homecoming game on September 21, 2023. The theme of the game was “gold out” so we trimmed her hoop baton with this amazing gold fringe. She found it on...

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