Mike:: Logan! So enquiring minds would like to know how you are doing and what you’ve been up to.
Are you watching the Olympics?
Logan, do you have a similar memory? Acquiring some grown-up clothes that made you feel like an adult when you put them on?
A conversation about gift cards.
Are you taking time off for Christmas?
When’s the last time you were at the DMV?
Is money just too hard to talk about, that is the question.
On the preparation of food.
We talk about ethical shopping.
Mike: Earlier this week, we had a feature story about how a person got her job at a public relations firm. Part of that answer, we discover, is through connections this person had. “You should take every meeting,” she said. “Because you never know who’s going to have a job open up over the weekend. That’s a lot of how I got my job.” I appreciate how upfront she was about this because it basically demonstrated how “bootstrapping” is often a myth—the idea we got from Horatio Alger who wrote stories about boys working hard and moving themselves out of poverty and up the ladder. This is a part of the heart of the American Dream, but, of course, Horatio Alger wrote fiction. It’s not as simple as that. Were you raised with a “bootstrapping” mentality?