You Might Be Gen-X If …

How high do you score on the X-ometer?

Paul Thomas Zenki
Thinkpiece Magazine
4 min readFeb 9, 2022

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“It’s tough, kid, but it’s life.” (Dead Kennedys, Wikimedia Commons)

It wasn’t until I got to high school that I really started to figure it out. My generation was radically different from our parents, who were living a lot like their parents had at their age, and wanted to.

But clearly, we weren’t going to grow up to be like our folks. At all.

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Paul Thomas Zenki
Thinkpiece Magazine

Ghost writer, essayist, marketer, Zen Buddhist, academic refugee, living in Athens GA, blogging at A Quiet Normal Life: https://www.quietnormal.com/