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The Cost of Living

A review of Holly Schofield’s “Generation Gap” in Lazarus Risen (Bundoran, 2016)
By Derek Newman-Stille

Increasingly age is being associated in our society with an economic threat. 392 more words

Fiction Book Reviews

Silence and Backtalk.

Right so people complain that younger folks talk to much – did they ever pay attention in school back when they were kids? Sure actions speak louder than words, but in school we were taught, as children, that we must use words over force if we are to have a meaningful impact on the world around us. 375 more words

The Rhetoric

On the dislike of teenagers

I was sitting with a group of (lovely) ladies a few weeks back and the topic of teenagers came up. Perhaps forgetting that I actually… 227 more words

Musings On Life

Where there are no teens (or, the Generation Gap Explained)

The 7-11 was a five-minute walk from home and a good place to get eggnog at Christmas, candy the rest of the year.  In middle school I figured out I could buy cigarettes for friends at school after the Chi Chi’s on Dale Mabry took out the cigarette vending machine (it was a different time) and in high school I could buy beer if the right guy was working the counter.   729 more words

Agree to Disagree: So Much Easier Said Than Done

What do you do when your family doesn’t like the way you choose to raise your child? “Stay calm and agree to disagree”. So much easier said than done. 400 more words


A different time

I’m still just in the note-making stage but I will probably have to stop kidding myself sometime around next week, and just admit that I’m starting on the next novel, otherwise it sort of makes the word-count thing pointless. 567 more words

Hatboy's Nuggets Of Crispy-Fried Wisdom


“Here’s the truth. Your teens and twenties are your Plan A. At 50, you’re assessing whether Plan B or Plan C or any of the other plans you hatched actually worked.

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