Category Archives: Generation gap

Cultural Literacy – Best Learned From Movies andMusic 

Yesterday, coworkers in their 20s offered me Reese’s Pieces. In my best E.T. voice, I said, “E.T., phone home.” They just looked at me like they thought I had Tourette Syndrome. They are in their 20s. I don’t really expect … Continue reading

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A Generation in Pursuit of the Perfect Flip

Ever since I was old enough to appreciate being a baby boomer, I pondered penning a piece about coming of age in that era, and titling it “In Pursuit of the Perfect Flip.” First, let me address the aforementioned “appreciation.” … Continue reading

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That “Generation Gap” I Discovered as a teen goes on – in reverse

Fully expecting and prepared to enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the relatively luxurious waiting room of my BMW dealership, took the day off to take my car in for a couple of minor things. Turns out, one of those minor … Continue reading

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A Wireless World – Progress or Not So Much?

“I can’t believe – it’s 2014, and we’re STILL dealing with cords!”  That was once spewed in exasperation as a young co-worker was frustratedly struggling with unplugging and plugging in a scanner in the office.  Initally, it struck me as … Continue reading

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