Today’s post comes from tim.
I watched a lot of Turner classic movies over memorial day weekend about World War II issues
when my dad was alive I used to wonder how he could sit and watch all that army stuff and cowboy stuff and get amazes me how today I love the cowboy stop in the army stuff
simple storyline and the bottom line solution to the issue of how to deal with the challenge seems to be the reoccurring theme that is the attraction
I think today about how different the kids in high school are that they were when I was in high school and I remember my dad thinking how different the kids were in high school that they were when he was in high school also
Tom Brokaw wrote the book the greatest generation and I read and enjoyed it but didn’t fully appreciate the big picture
today’s 80 and 90 something are from the pre-television era when you had to find a way to amuse yourself and occupy your brain
what a person came up with was all you needed to know about that person
engineer brain, artist? go tinker with stuff in the workshop? read a book and write a book
the way a chosen lifestyle came into being was different dad that it is today.
or is it?
and it was pointed out to me once that baby boomers like to talk on the phone,generation X likes to work by email and the youngsters today like to work by text
my dad’s dad used to get the car and drive over to someone’s house and sit and have coffee with them
My dad booked someone for lunch every day to enjoy conversation I’m talking about life.
those mornings breakfast groups at the coffee shop with the old codgers solving the problems of the world were his greatest joy as his world came to an end.
the greatest generation is almost gone . 5 more years will whittle em down 10 more will finish it
each group has its own style. clyde and steve and margeret are between the greatest and the boomers
boomers are of course the best then they are followed by xyz millennial and my youngest daughters group who will be here for 2020 as young adults
the world had interesting as part of the deal going back a while but now feels different
do they really not get it?
can’t they see my way is right?
if you do you only had 48 hours to live how would you wrap it up?
what is the set of priorities that’s important to you?