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Book Review Part 1: Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture

The original Generation X book–at least the original as it pertains to us Gen Xers–came of age the same year that I did, in 1991. It was an account of three people on the cusp of adulthood in conflict with Boomer culture, who felt the general malaise of having inherited a world that was far off track. 641 more words

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The Four New Secrets to Happiness*

*WARNING: Not tested on humans. May not be any more effective than the Old Secrets of Happiness. May cause weight gain. May contain traces of irony. 1,337 more words

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Welcome to Gen X and Proud of It!

It’s the Summer Solstice and high time to create this blog. I’ve been gathering some thoughts for a while and needed a way to put them all together. 483 more words

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A Thousand Small Changes

When I was younger, a teenager and twenty-something, I stayed angry almost all the time. It was exhausting, to me and – I think – to the people around me. 1,170 more words

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Lazy Afternoon Reruns: "'Teachers' (1984)"

One day recently, when I was roaming through Netflix, something told me to watch the movie, Teachers,a dark comedy from 1984. I remembered this movie from when I was a kid – I was 10 in 1984 – but since the movie was Rated R, I didn’t see it then. 128 more words

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Article: If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and 2030, according to a new report from the management consulting firm Bain & Co. 70 more words

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Do You Need a Will? Don’t Die Wondering.

I decided long ago that I would die first (of a heart attack while yelling at young people) and Maggie would die of sadness the next day. 820 more words

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