This post on Gawker suggests today's college parents are having a harder time than ever letting go when dropping off their freshmen?
http://gawker.com/5619585/parents-wont- ... days-alone
My dad drove me to Madison from the Twin Cities in August, 1988. We got here at about noon. I believe he treated a high school friend of mine and me to lunch at Paisan's. He was back at home by nightfall, about the time I was first setting foot on Mifflin Street.
To me, this story goes right along with recent reports that the young end of Gen Y doesn't really enter adulthood until their mid-20s. They return home after college and have a harder time becoming independent.
Meanwhile, kids who are recruited into the military have spent their summers in boot camp. No moms allowed.
What are the things that puzzle, enrage, delight and tickle you as you go about your life in Madison?
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