Our parents worked hard, but viewed leisure time and hobbies as a key offset to the daily grind. “Young people turned to what they loved, what they were good at, with an entrepreneurial mindset angled toward self-employment. It’s why we have so many artisan lollipops and food trucks.” From Timeline: Our parents discovered leisure. We killed it. (I spent the entire Labor Day weekend watching college football and tennis. Out of respect for my parents.)