In Lorrie Moore‘s A Gate at the Stairs, on page 32, you’ll find this:
A going-to-seed hunk in a windbreaker: the world seemed full of them.
I’m not sure if even the baby boomers can yet comprehend the psychological effects of aging on people who’ve grown up in a culture so fervently enamored with youth and the young. Generation X, though, is definitely feeling that pain. [Read more…]