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Another Life

Did you ever envision yourself as someone else? Not a specific person like a celebrity but just an alter ego?Every time I visit New York City I imagine a whole different life for myself. I picture myself living here. If I was 15 years younger I would probably love it. Show More Summary

When a boomer’s dad told him, “Digital, Smidgital”

Alan Paul reflects that maybe his dad had it right all along. The post When a boomer’s dad told him, “Digital, Smidgital” appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Scene Seen

Sunday, 8am, corner of Broadway and 54th in Manhattan. I'm sitting on a bench outside Starbucks, across the street from the famous Ed Sullivan Theatre, home of the Late Show with Steven Colbert. It fairly quiet now, compared with the weekday craziness of midtown Manhattan. Show More Summary

Boomers face a new kind of job market

Executive search veteran David Kushner says boomers need to relearn how to land a job. The post Boomers face a new kind of job market appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A new life in Havana for a baby boomer

Figueredo Véliz is capturing images of old Havana before it all changes. The post A new life in Havana for a baby boomer appeared first on BoomerCafe.

The five best vitamins for baby boomers

A health writer offers some helpful tips about vitamin supplements baby boomers. The post The five best vitamins for baby boomers appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A baby boomer checks one area off his bucket list

Larry Checco's list includes “travel to places you’ve never been.” The post A baby boomer checks one area off his bucket list appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Do Guys Have Guy Friends?

Friendship is very important to me and I have many friends. Sort of. Most of my friends are women; some are former lovers but most were and are truly ‘just friends’. My closest friends are scattered across the globe, from Wisconsin to Louisiana to Colorado to Hawaii to England. Show More Summary

Happy Father's Day

My Dad died fifteen years ago but I think about him a lot. I think he visits me when I look in the mirror, when I pick up a tool box, when I get pissed off in traffic. He is floating around my head when I try to solve a problem using logic. Show More Summary

A baby boomer’s tribute to her dad

For Marina Klima Goldberg, the influence of her late father is with her each day. The post A baby boomer’s tribute to her dad appeared first on BoomerCafe.

In and Out and In and Out

The sensation is exhilarating yet relaxing: steady, repetitive in and out and in and out. Wet, rhythmic pounding that never stops. It embraces all the senses. The sight of glistening, tan skin, the fragrance unique to this setting, the satisfying sound of the surf on the beach. Beaches are kinda sexy.

Would I Live There?

Nearly every time I visit a place I picture myself living there. I've been visiting the Outer Banks North Carolina area for thirty years and I engage in that exercise often. I even began an informal job and real estate search at oneShow More Summary

Nowhere To Go and All Day To Get There

The title of this post is borrowed from a Kenny Chesney song but the sentiment perfectly describes my attitude this week. I’m writing this in the family room of a beach house in Corolla, NC, with a view of the Atlantic Ocean in one direction and Currituck sound and a golf course in the other. Show More Summary

A baby boomer devotes himself to younger generations

Bob Bigelow says, “just let the kids play competitive sports and have fun.” The post A baby boomer devotes himself to younger generations appeared first on BoomerCafe.

This boomer’s prune bone is connected to the jumping bone

Writer Roz Warren learns that prunes are the answer to osteoporosis. The post This boomer’s prune bone is connected to the jumping bone appeared first on BoomerCafe.

People Are Stupid

So I'm doing what I said I wouldn't do... reading my Facebook while on vacation.That mass shooting in Orlando happened yesterday. At this point it appears the shooter is a self-radicalized Islamist terrorist. The shooting happened at a gay nightclub and at least 50 people were killed and that many more were injured. Show More Summary

A nostalgic baby boomer revisits his parents’ wedding place

Bob Cullinan says how his parents met and married is a great love story. The post A nostalgic baby boomer revisits his parents’ wedding place appeared first on BoomerCafe.

One baby boomer with a big imagination

Writer Doreen Frick writes of listening to rain, the radio and her own thoughts. The post One baby boomer with a big imagination appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer boxer remembers Muhammad Ali

"He was fighting for me, my family, my nation, my world," Mahani Zubedy remembers of Ali. The post A boomer boxer remembers Muhammad Ali appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A record shop … a baby boomer legend … passes on

Chicago books and record store called Shake, Rattle & Read calls it quits. The post A record shop … a baby boomer legend … passes on appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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