New York author Liane Kupferberg Carter looks back on the altered states of her youth. The post The altered states of a baby boomer’s youth appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
He hit her during another drunken stupor. Her aunt beat her. An uncle raped her. Her husband regularly insulted her, berated her, called her the 'c' word. Her brother raped her. The father got the daughter pregnant, the daughter had the baby, the wife stayed and endured the embarrassment. Show More Summary
Our Australian '80s friends and listeners are among our most passionate. So it came as no surprise that our Sydney correspondent David Featherston was on hand to see the recent reunion of Midnight Oil. Here's his review.
The life of singer David Cassidy has taken turns no one would have imagined. The post A baby boomer thanks a heartthrob appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
Most die-hard Prince and ‘80s fans know that a reissue of Prince’s Purple Rain album is coming June 9. But the list of tunes to be included on the 3-disc set has been top secret. Until now.
Facebook is a much kinder, gentler corner of the Internet lately. At least it seems that way to me. It's probably because I have blocked regularly negative feeds, one at a time.No, I'm not afraid of reading views that are different from mine. Show More Summary
How can you live 67 years and yet not really know yourself? The post A baby boomer “aspie” shares his secret appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
When No Way Out hit theaters in 1987, I remembered being dazzled. Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young and Will Patton star in a thriller so complex and heart-thumping, it must be a creation of the brightest minds working in Hollywood in the ‘80s.
How can you live 67 years and yet not really know yourself? The post A baby boomer comes out of the closet appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
The tall, black wrought iron fence was new but the small cottage was right there where it's always been, three doors from the corner. The house was wider than I remembered and the small porch was now a southern-style wraparound veranda. Show More Summary
Robb Lucy admits that his body is 65, but “my mind is still hanging around 21.” The post What legacy can a baby boomer leave behind? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
Why are we often obsessed with the number we get when subtracting the year of our birth from the current year? Age is just a number, right? So what if you're 50, 54, 62, 67, 74, 100?I've been writing (whining) about age since the beginning of my blogging. Show More Summary
You might be youthful, and active, but do you want to stay that way? Here’s one way to do it. The post How to stay fit with a baby boomer fitness plan appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
The very first teaser/trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi was finally released today at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando. Much like the first trailer for 2015's The Force Awakens, it's definitely on the thin side.
Many baby boomers are in big trouble when It comes to retirement. The post Why aren’t Baby Boomers confident about retirement? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.
Work/life, work/play, work/work/work.The strategy of finding a work/life balance is to not work so hard or so long each day that it interferes with the rest of your life. I'm balancing laughing with crying as I write this paragraph because it's 8 pm and I'm in my office at work. Show More Summary