The Generation Away

You read so many negative things about the next generation, I thought these were powerful words about what the next generations has to offer.

The Kansas Expatriate

“Let’s take all the pictures we can take and let’s make all the memories we can make, for the generation away.”

–Lady Antebellum

Consider the following list of activities for my nieces and nephews:

–One works at a place called Better World Books, a non “big retail” book store with a huge on line inventory whose profit is used trying to increase literacy around the world. I got the tour on a recent visit. (www.betterworldbooks.com)
–One left a job in a small Kansas town to move to Kansas City and pursue bigger and better paying adventure. Before he left he helped start a local business using an existing airplane hanger
–One nephew’s significant other took a citizenship oath and is now, officially, an American
–One is coaching bowling and football while teaching high school and, quite frankly, values
–One worked in an ice cream and hamburger restaurant…locally owned

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