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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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Boomer Women, Will We All Be Bag Ladies?

I thought it was my private dirty secret, the fear that I would end my days as a bag lady, stockings rolled down around my ankles, sitting on a curb and yelling at passers-by. But according to Lisa Schwarzbaum's article...

Boomers Still Screwed

How many times have we heard this story? But sadly, it's still news. Read Michael Winerip's New York Times story on Boomer joblessness....

Silver Threads

An article in the Times features an exhibit by photographer, Vicki Topaz, of magnificent silver-haired women. Women who also have something to say about their gray. I go back and forth on the issue. I love my natural-born color and....

A Boomer's Yearly Audit

Each year when my birthday rolls around, I do a little accounting, or, as the Indigo Girls say, "every five years or so I look back on my life and have a good laugh." 60, 61, 62, 63...big freakin' numbers....

Boomers Abroad

We don't all have to wither up and move to Florida. And, in fact, many of us couldn't afford to anyway. But, taking a page from The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, there are unconventional international retirement options that can quite...

Boomers Blowin' Smoke

If this article on HuffPo is to be believed, we Boomers should probably not be smoking pot. First of all, it actually is stronger than in our day--about 10% THC, compared to 2-3% in the 60's. Also, our aging bodies...

Take a Hike, Find Joy

Wondering what to do with new-found time? You don't have to be an Appalachian Trail through-hiker to experience the American Discovery Trail. The 6800 miles of cross-country trail is designed to allow hiking, biking or horseback riding for small chunks...

Cindi Gallup Says 'Make Love, Not Porn'

See what a sexy cougar can do? And by 'cougar,' we mean 'baby boomer.'...

Sex Over 50

Why you're not having sex: According to HuffPo, there are specific reasons baby boomers aren't having sex. Although one has to ask, who says boomers aren't having sex?...

So, What's Daryl Hall Been Up To?

If you only think of Daryl Hall as the good looking one in the boomer-era duo, you haven't been keeping up. Check out his web show, Live From Daryl's House, where he hangs out with and plays with a wildly...

Beauty in Age

Lanvin's 80-year old model. We should all look this fabulous at 80. Or even 60....

Baby Boomers Without Wills; Planning on Living Forever?

According to a recent report, 41% of baby boomers do not have a will. Do you really want the state to decide who gets what? Talk to your lawyer, folks....

For You Pop Music History Buffs

The 2nd most recorded song in popular music history just turned 50. We know what you're guessing--something by Elvis? A Frank Sinatra ballad? You'd be wrong. We'll give you a hint: tall and tan and young and lovely... Check it...

Boomers Should Test for Hepatitis-C

Just when you thought your health to-do list was long enough, here's another alert for Baby Boomers. Get yourself tested for Hep-C. According to the CDC, boomers are 5 times more likely to have Hepatitis-C than other age groups. Learn...

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby

Midlife sex is a whole lot better than the perceptions out there. A young lady we know once said that sex over 30 was disgusting (she was 16). Well, we're here to tell her that sex over 50 can be...

A Time Machine for Boomers and Everyone Else

We recently found a fun, time-sucking app called Video Time Machine. Pick a year a see movie and TV clips, music, commercials, news and sports from the year. Get Video Time Machine....

Georgia Pacific Clear-Cuts The Forest

While reading about Georgia-Pacific's pollution record on Wisconsin's Fox River, it became all too clear why there's so much money being spent in Wisconsin elections. G-P, maker of the popular Brawny brand of paper towels is a Koch subsidiary and...

Frank Zappa Fans, Rejoice

According to an article in the New York Times, the Zappa Family Trust, which has regained control of Zappa's catalog will soon be releasing--both physically and digitally--his entire catalog--over 60 recordings. You can read more about it official Zappa website....

Gray Divorce

Baby Boomers are breaking up late in life--it's a growing trend, according to this Wall Street Journal essay. Which reminds me of a terrible old joke: An elderly couple...well into their 90's informs a friend that they plan to divorce....

Boomer Inventions That Rock Your World

From DNA fingerprinting to the WWW, Boomers have invented things that have changed the world. See an arbitrary list of ten of them....

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