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Gen-X in a Millennial World

An unexpected lesson

Posted: September 22nd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Gen-X in a Millennial World | No Comments

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World

As citizens of the World Wide Web, we’ve never been so vulnerable to depression than we are today.

We are all privy to the latest news, thanks to our smartphones and social media accounts. We know about acid attacks in Paris almost immediately after they occur and about North Korea’s latest missile launch over Hokkaido, Japan.

Getting more out of summer activity options

Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Gen-X in a Millennial World | No Comments

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World

Sorry to sound like Archie Bunker, but kids these days have no idea how lucky they are.

When I was in grade school, I had two choices: attend “summer fun” — a glorified day care across the street that boasted teenage junior leaders flirting with each other while we wildly ran around the playground — or stay home and watch one of four or five channels on television as we didn’t have the thousand-channel service that confounds us today.

A cart full of trouble

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World One of the things I’ve strived for when it comes to grocery shopping is anonymity. I am most comfortable impulse buying fattening, sugary foods while strolling among strangers. All I care about is getting my two main men, Ben & Jerry, safely home to my […]

Cornhole for a cause

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Gen-X in a Millennial World | No Comments

By Genevieve A. Suzuki When someone yelled out at last year’s Park & Recreation Foundation gala dinner, “They’re playing cornhole outside!” I couldn’t even begin to imagine what that meant. Was it a game born on Midwestern farms, where one throws ears of corn into some kind of hole in a board? It also briefly […]

Gen-X in a Millennial World: New local store perfect for candy buffets at child parties

Less perfect for diabetes-avoiding adults By Genevieve A. Suzuki Who knew fat could unite a community? Ever since my last column in which I revealed that I was losing weight to avoid developing Type 2 diabetes, friends and family have reached out to me to let me know I’m not alone. People have shared tips […]