News of the Eighties and Ninties (Part One)

The major events in the world happening directly before, during and right after the years we were born are all a part of why we Gen Yers are such a small and unique part of the generational definitions...here is what was happening during the years we were all born.

Why Are We The Forgetten Years

  So, many moons ago, I discussed how I would focus onexactly what I felt made those years from 1979ish to 1983 its own"generation" and with those born in those years not really able tofit into either Gen X or Millenials.   Though I have had this rant and given a few reasons, there have…

Growing Up In The 1980’s & 1990’s…The Start

Growing up in the eighties and nineties was indeed a singular experience. As I get older, I realize precisely how much those years were unique, shaping the generations in them in precise ways. I also have learned that those are some of my most popular posts and will be doing almost its own series on…

I’m Back

So, after some health issues, I am back. I feel a lot better and am ready to get back to it all, including my journey to a healthier me. However, it feels like more of a hill to climb than it did initially. I was making such significant progress and then being knocked down. Now…

Hands off my Buffy and Avengers

There is a lot to be said about my obsession with Marvel and BtVS. I know that a lot of people don't get it. That and my loyalty to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, especially in light of the ever-growing allegations against Joss Whedon and his apparent love of abusing his power. How can I, who rails against…

STOP CALLING ME A MILLENIAL

Looking at the charts put out, I understand that Gen Y - those born between 1981 and 1995/6ish are what everyone has grouped into this cohesive group called Millenials. To that, I say - one, why do we have to label everything, and two, if you are going to slap a generational label on me,…

Why Have I Been MIA?

So I have been AWOL on my blog. Not for the first time, but this time was different. This was not me being lazy or not motivated. I have been missing in action because I have been making money and working as a content writer.My wife was laid off, and I kicked the writing into…

Nineteen Years Later

I think anyone who was a teen or older will always know exactly where they were when that second plane hit the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. That moment when the life of every person in America changed.Until that moment, we enjoyed a sense of safety. We had never known the fear and anguish…

Another Week Begins

So, its another week in 2020 and starting out as bizarrely as the rest of the year. When you wake up and read the news that people in another state are getting their mail-in ballots to vote safely amidst the global pandemic that has the current president's face on it telling them not to let…