Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Reflections on My Life in a Parallel Universe

Waxing nostalgic for the good old days

Retro car
Photo by Eric Marty on Unsplash

About a month ago my seven-year-old granddaughter came up to me and said “Pops, can you tell me what it was like when you were my age, back in the olden days ?” I was taken a little off guard. I smiled and said “Sure,” but inside I was thinking “Holy shit. My childhood is now the olden days?”

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

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I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.