Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

I’m one of those hopeless nostalgics, the ones who lament about the fading away of the “good old days” and desperately, futilely tried to bring them back or recreate them somehow. Bah! ¬†Humbug. ūüėČ I think I’m finally beginning to embrace the newest Turn of the Century. ¬†In fact, I’m almost beginning to feel comfortable … More Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 

In writing my last post, I realized that there’s another side to this whole societal stratification thing: I inadvertently left out the ones who usually get left out of the conversation. Oops. ¬†My bad. ¬†Didn’t mean to do that. The oversight is especially surprising because this latter group is the one of which I’m a … More Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue¬†

Stratification

(Quick preface note: when I speak of rich vs poor, I’m not trying to drive a wedge between statuses–I.e., class warfare–nor do I take a judgmental view toward the poor of any kind, period.  We ourselves have been living month to month for the past seven years, so I can honestly say: I get it, … More Stratification

No, Millennials are *not* killing America’s department stores¬†

For the record, I’m not a member of the Millennial generation.  I squeaked by under the limbo bar, just before the curtain dropped on Generation X. As such, I have one foot firmly submerged in each kiddie pool: my assigned seat is equidistant from my fellow Gen X members and the Millennial camp.  And as … More No, Millennials are *not* killing America’s department stores¬†

Comfortably numb [this is my child-free brain on Benadryl; any questions?]

I wrote this on my cell phone (in the iPhone’s Notes app) while dozing off on the plane ride home on Saturday night.  I thought it was kinda funny and maybe even a little interesting, so I’ll share it with y’all… ūüėČ So I’m buzzed on Benadryl on a plane.   It’s an awesome way … More Comfortably numb [this is my child-free brain on Benadryl; any questions?]