Tag Archives: Gen X

Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Marathon

The Heartlander is back, and this week’s Heartlander is Caitlyn Jenner. We first got to know Caitlyn when she was Bruce, gold medal Decathlete. I’m vaguely old enough to remember 1976 and 1975 and what a craptastic self-image the United States had … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: Why Not?

So, I let go of Workplace Wednesday a while ago, but as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, comes to a close, perhaps we should (re) visit employment and other programs for individuals with disabilities. Some may ask, in a down … Continue reading

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The Fragments of Yesterday

The other day, I was fishing through the drawer in my kitchen that contains my recipe binder, looking for a recipe I thought I had in hard copy. My recipe binder is one of those tony, commercial binders with custom … Continue reading

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Lady Power?

So, there’s this Greek play, called Lysistrata. It’s an easy read and relatively short (especially as Ancient Greek literature goes), however, it doesn’t make it into the High School curriculum much, and if you’ve read it, you know why. Even … Continue reading

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And There Were Spiders in Her Bouffant Hairdo

I have a friend, divorced.  Her ex-husband is nuts.  (Go figure!)  Which she tends to attribute in part to her ex-mother-in-law.  (Imagine that, a Gen X woman attributing her ex’s issues to Mama.  Noooo!) Anywho, she does this fantastic impression … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: Who’s in Charge?

So, one the (many) incomprehensible statements by Mitt Romney—the Silver Spoon presidential candidate—was that young people who don’t have jobs should borrow money from their parents to start a business. Now, I’m all for entrepreneurship.  However, young people who are … Continue reading

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Authentic

The young ‘uns, the Millenials, having been using a word in recent times, “Authentic.”  I remember back in the 90’s some people were trying to use this word, but it got us Gen Xers in trouble.  It was a sign … Continue reading

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