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How boomers can find a job and work from home

Two job hiring pros find there are good opportunities for boomers to work at home. The post How boomers can find a job and work from home appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Downsizing. For baby boomers, it’s not so easy

Author Akiko Busch calls downsizing, the art of shedding possessions. The post Downsizing. For baby boomers, it’s not so easy appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Eleven

The little party was well underway that Saturday night. My now ex invited some of her dog show friends to a rare get-together at our house. I grilled burgers, chicken and veggies and opened several bottles of wine and attempted to keep...Show More Summary

You Don’t Look A Day Over 99

Layers of subdued blues, purples, pinks, yellows and magenta appeared more like a soft rainbow of calm, rolling ocean waves than the sunset sky I was photographing at the rim of the Grand Canyon that September evening in 2000. That moment was one of many jaw-dropping experiences during one of my life's most memorable vacations. Show More Summary

Losing One of My Super Heroes

It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve been away from writing with Mark on this blog for so long! It’s been far too long! So much has happened during that time. Many wonderful things, people and events have come into my life. But, I’ll...Show More Summary

A boomer remembers interviewing celebrities, but what to ask?

A newspaper reporter's challenge to come up with clever questions. The post A boomer remembers interviewing celebrities, but what to ask? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Friends and Dinner

We had our first dinner party with neighborhood friends last weekend and it was a success. Good food, good wine, good conversation.We talked about music, the neighborhood, recipes, how each couple met. One guest read poems from a Robert Frost anthology he spotted on my bookshelf. Show More Summary

3 Easy Steps to Photos that Endure Time

Photos help us relive memories of people or places that have been special in life. The post 3 Easy Steps to Photos that Endure Time appeared first on BoomerCafe.

How it felt for a boomer to be told, he’s different

Marc Zeitschik remembers encountering intolerance as a young man. The post How it felt for a boomer to be told, he’s different appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Where on earth are the best places to retire?

Top 10 spots on the new 2016 Retire Overseas Annual Index. The post Where on earth are the best places to retire? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

The best smartphone apps for baby boomers

Here's a list of the ten most indispensable apps for a smartphone. The post The best smartphone apps for baby boomers appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Let’s see, what am I supposed to do next?

Boomers who exercise, stay mentally active, and socialize regularly can minimize memory loss. The post Let’s see, what am I supposed to do next? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

It’s vacation time at BoomerCafé

The Cafe Guys - David and Greg - are both away on vacations. The post It’s vacation time at BoomerCafé appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A Baby Boomer’s Four Keys to Happiness

A financial advisor explores... how can Boomers live well and retire happily? The post A Baby Boomer’s Four Keys to Happiness appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Accepting It Is the Hard Part

MS is a crazy disease, I have it and I hate it. There is no known cause and nothing I could have done at any time in my life to prevent it or predict it. At least that's the current thinking. I just have to accept it.That's the hard part. Show More Summary

Selective Service: My son could handle it. I couldn’t

A mother's sense of loyalty to home, country and fair play is challenged. The post Selective Service: My son could handle it. I couldn’t appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Mad Men: Some boomers knew the glamor

Former ad man Paul Viau bid farewell to the golden advertising age. The post Mad Men: Some boomers knew the glamor appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Impatient with Patience

After nearly four years of living on my own and spending thousands of dollars in attorney fees, I am still not divorced and the issues are still not settled. I am a patient man but not this patient.A year after being on my own again I met the most incredible woman. Show More Summary

Celebrating Age 65 With My High School Class

Let’s start by acknowledging that my high school class of 1969 likes to party. Thanks to the hard work by one of our loyal classmates and her helpers, we’ve had full-blow reunions every 5 years since graduation. (I’ve been to every reunion...Show More Summary

We're Just Friends. No, Really

I'm a healthy, reasonably fit, ok looking, heterosexual man. Most of my close friends are women. Most of them have never been my lovers. Is that really so unusual? Can men and women be close friends without having sex? One of my closest friends lives several hundred miles away and visited me this week. Show More Summary

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