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Duck-and-cover drills stick with this baby boomer

BoomerCafe.com Duck-and-cover drills stick with this baby boomer Ron Gompertz remembers an exercise that still puts a chill in his spine. The post Duck-and-cover drills stick with this baby boomer appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Baby boomers’ relationships with our kids

BoomerCafe.com Baby boomers’ relationships with our kids Marianne Bohr watches her own children moving independently through this world. The post Baby boomers’ relationships with our kids appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

The 50 best songs of our boomer generation

BoomerCafe.com The 50 best songs of our boomer generation Alan Paul believes music has shaped and defined his existence. The post The 50 best songs of our boomer generation appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

An American boomer meets an English boomer in Germany

BoomerCafe.com An American boomer meets an English boomer in Germany A story that proves baby boomers can make just about anything happen. The post An American boomer meets an English boomer in Germany appeared first on BoomerCafe.c...

A baby boomer gets hooked on knitting

BoomerCafe.com A baby boomer gets hooked on knitting A group of active baby boomer women in Texas knit hats for chemo patients. The post A baby boomer gets hooked on knitting appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Today

We talk about tomorrowBut we've only got today. (From a Keith Urban song) The concept of carpe diem, seize the day, is both appealing and elusive.Living for today, living like there's no tomorrow because tomorrow is not promised, live like you were dying (doing those things you've been putting off, knowing that this is your last chance to do them)... Show More Summary

Who got the most at Seventies Summer Camp?

BoomerCafe.com Who got the most at Seventies Summer Camp? A time when we were kids and headed to summer camp. Writer Ron Gompertz remembers. The post Who got the most at Seventies Summer Camp? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Sixty

Moments after planting your butt in a molded plastic seat, a sturdy u-shaped bar gently inches down across your chest, locking you in place. Your significant other is strapped into the seat to your right. A few duos are ahead of you, several more are behind you. Show More Summary

Can baby boomers wear pajamas even in public?

BoomerCafe.com Can baby boomers wear pajamas even in public? California boomer Marsh Rose embraces the freedom habits of the 1960s. The post Can baby boomers wear pajamas even in public? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

How a baby boomer worked off the fat

BoomerCafe.com How a baby boomer worked off the fat Retired standup comedian Forrest Brakeman trades his old body in for a new one. The post How a baby boomer worked off the fat appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

6 activities for vivacious baby boomer retirees

BoomerCafe.com 6 activities for vivacious baby boomer retirees A half-dozen activities all about living an active baby boomer lifestyle. The post 6 activities for vivacious baby boomer retirees appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget

BoomerCafe.com A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget Ron Gompertz recalls the day fake Patty Hearst was his fake news neighbor. The post A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

At What Point?

At what point do childhood memories fade away and why do they sometimes come crashing back, unannounced, for no reason with no prompting?My sister and I were in a carpool during my first few years of school. My Mother didn't drive, therefore she couldn't really take a turn as the driver, but the other mothers were ok with that. Show More Summary

1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me?

BoomerCafe.com 1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me? California boomer Gavin Lakin muses on those who shaped our generation. The post 1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change

BoomerCafe.com Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change Contributor Erin O’Brien is settling in to her new life in New England, and it's different. The post Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

How Do They Do It With All That Noise?

Wine bottles in wood display cases lining the walls from near the front to the back, huge wood-framed mirrors on the only remaining wall space, wooden chairs and bar stools lined up along tiled tables down the entire center, concrete floors... Show More Summary

Why the Hell Do I Know All These Songs?

Many boomers grew up in an era of musicals and variety shows. Songs from those performances became a part of our lives and hearing them now can transport us back in time in unexpected ways.The Rain In Spain Falls Mainly In the PlainGet Me To the Church On TimeI saw the musical "My Fair Lady" at a local theatre this week. Show More Summary

Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons

BoomerCafe.com Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons Nearly 50 years since man first walked on the moon and Bill Cushing remembers. The post Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Why a boomer’s decades after 60 may be the best

BoomerCafe.com Why a boomer’s decades after 60 may be the best Researchers say life experience makes us courageous. The post Why a boomer’s decades after 60 may be the best appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

A baby boomer’s early lesson in leadership

BoomerCafe.com A baby boomer’s early lesson in leadership Larry Checco tells a true story of leadership he learned in Australia. The post A baby boomer’s early lesson in leadership appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

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