This is a great video about the overemphasis on quantity over quality in education…but it also points to, what I think is a CRUX of the cultural issue of Millennials Are we lazy? Is it the economy? Do millennials have too high expectations? Who raised these millennials to think this way? Did we give too … Continue reading
http://fairytalesfor20somethings.tumblr.com Wizard of Oz by Katy Stenta Dorothy thought that chasing the first tornado would have landed her the weather job. Instead she kept having to travel. Meanwhile her parents wanted her to click her heels and come back home, problem was no work there. She was not moving back in with her parents (again). She … Continue reading
I have reached 250 posts and 100 followers about the same time! Then today (midafternoon) I’m already up to 51 views! The blog has seen amazing growth in the last month, and sustains a VARIED audience (wahoo!!) Thanks for all the reads, likes and comments!
Here’s a great article about expectations I think that expectations might be really high, but on the other hand, most people I know are struggling to pay the bills. Its deceptive because I will never starve–we were on WIC in seminary– so I don’t look that bad off, but on the other hand my debt … Continue reading
Recently the Presbyterian Church tried to address the issue of health care. Basically, they wanted to start charging a higher percentage to families than to pastors without families. (Note a higher percentage, so the families were already paying more)….This is an issue because we try to do something we term “Call Neutrality” which is the … Continue reading
This is a conversation I had with my sister earlier today…. Izzy: I don’t want to be a grownup anymore Me: I’ll be a grown up as long as I don’t have to worry about money all the time anymore. Izzy: Ok, deal… Student Debt (“According to the federal Reserve Bank of New York, … Continue reading
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Ok, so what if this open source movement which started with the music companies and the digital downloading (actually it started with the record button on VCRs but I’m too young to remember that). Was a cultural shift today? If you look at communities sharing businesses, etc. this generation is into…
Maybe this is really obvious to other people, but apparently its not really helpful to go to a big stewardship conference when you are about $100,000 in debt. (at least it not if your me….) There I’ve gone and said it. My family and I are over $100,000 in debt, and the end seems nowhere … Continue reading
We do too That’s where they got me. I mean I was pretty sure that Oberlin was the undergraduate program for me. I had talked to the dweeby guy, stood up to my counselor “You sure you want to move that far away” (um…DUH I hate high school), and all, but when I got the … Continue reading
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