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Visions of a Middle Aged Idealist

I envision a world in which neighbors take care of neighbors.

I envision communities in which children are raised by their village that is invested in their success because it is their own. 76 more words


The Problem with Millennials

“You know what’s wrong with Millennials?” It’s a question that’s been posed to me on dozens of occasions – usually by Baby Boomers, but sometimes by Gen Xers, too. 856 more words

Why you Should Never Die without Telling your Lawyer First

Not long ago, Maggie and I decided it was time to think about our death. I had long ago decided that I would die first, of old age while yelling at young people playing music too loud, and that Maggie would die the next day of sadness. 954 more words

Generation X

A Trade of Staple

People are more excited to find about people in my life and imagine them taking everything I have in this world, in a way.  Like, I’m excited I play music.  70 more words

Classical Music

"No Child Left Behind"

It’s strange people beat out everything in Generation XY in high school to hide the bad kids’s relative failure.  However, try to do something “up old” like in your teens and you won’t be ready.  13 more words


I Hope I Die Wrapped in a Top Sheet....

“Toga, Toga” ~Bluto, Animal House

Call me a traitor to my generation, but I love millennial’s.  I really do.

I know, I know….as a Gen X’er, I’m supposed to be full of vitriole for the… 805 more words

You see, when you’re middle class, you have to live with the fact that history will ignore you. You have to live with the fact that history can never champion your causes and that history will never feel sorry for you. 29 more words