This past Tuesday, May 14, was the hundredth anniversary of the first performance at U-M’s Hill Auditorium. The U-M site has a collection of great photos from over the years.
I have some great memories of performances I attended as a student, including Bob Dylan, The Temptations and the Four Tops.
“He doesn’t get older, he just gets faster.”
Article in Psychology Today about the adverse consequences of today’s over-protective parenting. The thesis is that when parents remove most adversity from kids’ lives, they fall apart when meeting up with it in real life.
I do know that parenting in the American middle class is much different from when I was growing up. My friends and I were left to ourselves much more, and got into all kinds of trouble. I’m not sure about the ultimate consequences.
…and how we can get in the frame of mind to get out.
The Atlantic points to recent research showing that getting people into a “promotion mindset” vs. a “prevention mindset.” The latter leads us to focus on the negatives of leaving for a new situation.