Get a load of these ugly bridesmaid dresses, would ya? They’re downright amazing, right? Wow! The light blue and avocado green color combination vaguely reminds me of the algae growing in my auntie’s pool. I remember it, terrifying as it was, from my days as a little kid living in Hacienda Heights, a very 1970s […]
The following poem was written by David of Letters To George. All Hallows Eve: A Villanelle The wind turns chill and whistles through the night Tricksters in masks scurry everywhere Halloween eve, time for thrills and fright A pirate and a banshee wait for the light A witch casts her spell, they stop to stare […]
In honor of all the Gen-Xers involved in Superbowl 51, I give you Little League Football player and his little cheerleader girlfriend. The picture was taken in 1979 in Kansas. A high school friend sent it to me!
The Daily Photo is an opportunity to visit the stories and experiences of Generation X through slides, videos and pictures. In this exercise, the smallest details, such as a reference to a pack of Viceroy full-flavored cigarettes or a pair 1970s red tights, provide anecdotal evidence of our life and times. They can inspire, entertain and […]
A family went out to a restaurant for dinner. When the waitress arrived, the parent gave their orders. Immediately, the five-year-old daughter piped up with her own: ‘I’ll have a hot dog, french fries, and a Coke.’ ‘Oh no you won’t, interjected the dad and turning to the waitress he said, ‘She’ll have meat loaf, […]