Kids

KIDS….At dinner with friends last night, the conversation turned to Those Kids These Days. We actually all agreed that although Those Kids are different than we were, they’re pretty much OK.

One observation was that teenagers of our acquaintance seem to be more comfortable around adults than we were (for purposes of comparsion, “we” was a bunch of folks in our 40s). Has anybody else noticed that? Or is it just us?

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