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Back in My Day: How Has Life in Houston Changed for Better or Worse?

Back in My Day: How Has Life in Houston Changed for Better or Worse?

Grandpa SimpsonWe’ve all heard someone say it. Maybe we’ve even been the one saying it. “Back in my day…” What comes next is usually a lament that implies things were better then in some way. But were they?

It’s your chance to channel your inner Grandpa Simpson. Tell us how things have changed in Houston – how things were back in your day – whether it’s places, ideas, technology or people, and why you think that bygone era is better or worse.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →