Today, Lifetouch, a national school photography provider, celebrates the second annual National School Picture Day, an opportunity to relive and celebrate school pictures, from bowl cuts to mohawks, neon to flannel. (Especially the neon and flannel, Xers.) This commemoration is all the reason I need to share this school picture of me from the fall […]
My husband Robert is pretty much ready to call it a night every night at 9 p.m. So, the fact he kept me up three nights in a row binge-watching Cobra Kai, is an indication of just how much Gen-Xers — particularly Gen-X men — love this show. Originally released as a web series on […]
An MTV documentary that was a 2019 Tribeca Film Festival favorite, is set to air Tuesday night on A&E. What would Gen-X look like without MTV? My last years at home with my parents were spent stealing every moment of TV time I could get just to see my favorite music videos: Nikita by Elton […]
I lived in 16 different houses 🏠 and attended 12 different schools ✏️ in 10 different towns across six different states between 1974 and 1985. God blessed me with a best friend in every town. Eddi was my best friend from my time in the Arkansas River Valley, and also my favorite from among all my best friends. […]
Tamara Dever, author of a new book, I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie, has written a special “letter-post” to followers of the Jennifer Chronicles: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Generation X blog and Facebook page. It’s a delightful missive and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! I also […]
DAILY PHOTO: Boys from the Cardinal Gibbons H.S. Class of 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina. I am absolutely in love with this car. It’s a red Buick Regency convertible with a white top. A rare sight even back in 1986. But I can see you Your brown skin shining in the sun You got your hair […]
Divorce is a beast; a death without the casseroles and condolences. There is no wake, no eulogy, no funeral mass. Just a searing loss without bereavement leave. Somehow, the Catholic annulment of my first marriage by the Church, a concept I initially found utterly ridiculous, brought me healing from years of shame and rejection.