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Mar 29
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Some of the most conservative meanies I know are Gen. X’ers  

Mar 29
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I don’t post about this on R_A because there’s no reason to, and it kinda sounds self-congratulatory at a time like this, but my husband is being a sweetie-pie and a half through all this.  He’s not perfect, but neither am I... but he’s actually surprising me (so far) on how much of a sweetie pie he’s being.  I gave Read more

Mar 27
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I know you don’t think we exist, but I’m 63 and my husband is 74 and we’re both Bernie voters.  

Feb 20
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I’ll see your John Cusack and raise you an Annie Potts in Pretty in Pink.  

Feb 18
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Yeah, in 1986 men were waving that Newsweek article around to put us in our place...the one projecting that a woman not married by 40 was more likely to be killed by terrorists than to marry. At the same time, they had “Fatal Attraction” to taunt us with, as well. Read more

Dec 10
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That would be “Bobos” 

Dec 10
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Also, a lot of the harm Boomers are being excoriated for is actually perpetrated by Don Draper’s generation.  One generation between Greatest and Boomers.  Not that there aren’t plenty of conservative Boomers, but there are also plenty of conservative people older than Boomers, who parrot the ideas attributed to Read more

Jul 31 2019
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Isn’t she Oprah’s buddy?  Learned from the best. 

Jul 2 2019
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Servers must be overwhelmed.  Can’t get on

Jun 13 2019
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Me too.  Spc.noaa.gov  is the very best. 

May 21 2019
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It was that Debra Winger movie. 

May 21 2019
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The only Dress Barn I’ve been to was in Lubbock, Texas, in the poor part of town, next to a laundromat, and Latina women shopped there, so point in your favor. Who died and made upper-middle-class white women’s tastes the only approved tastes? People of color have been dressing up more than upper middles for a long Read more

May 21 2019
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The commenters aren’t shitting on it (much).  The Jezebel writer was totally shitting on it.  Cool, the 80's are back!  Mock everything working-class! 

May 21 2019
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Ever tried Costco for jeans?  That’s the only place I shop anymore  ...  cheap and good fit

May 1 2019
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Do they yet know whether that driver had overheated brakes or what?  

Apr 30 2019
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Same here.  I work in a very female-dominated environment and this crap goes on.  I’m told it goes on in the nursing home, so there’s that to look forward to. 

Apr 25 2019
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Old person here.  I had measles AND mumps!  I don’t think there was a vaccine back then. 

Apr 11 2019
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I know!  What’s Pamela Anderson on about, blaming Trump for “wanting to rally his base?”  Didn’t Assange help to get Trump elected?

Mar 19 2019
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Well, one thing I remember is that Tom Wolfe said everything was about status. Read more