Our voting process is definitely rigged, but not quite the way Trump whined and lied about during his campaign.Maybe rigged isn't the right word. Our process is unfair and outdated, subject to corruption, just plain stupid.The math is...Show More Summary
Technology is awesome, scary, miraculous, confusing, helpful and creepy.My work world depends on technology and I embrace most of it. I do a reasonable job of keeping up with changes. Yet I seem to be a little behind the curve sometimes,...Show More Summary
Christmas is not just about the day. It’s about memories of Christmas days gone by. The post One baby boomer’s fondest memory of Christmas past appeared first on BoomerCafe.
My high school buddy Jim had the right idea about jobs. He was a U. S. Postal Service letter carrier for more than twenty years. He did care about doing the job well but he didn't particularly care about the job itself. He didn't take it home at night, he didn't think about it much during his off hours. Show More Summary
Sometimes, says writer Eric Mondschein, Christmas time wasn't a happy ending. The post One boomer’s memories of Christmas morning long ago appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Every December I realize, and reluctantly admit, that I am gift-challenged. I give Christmas gifts to my sister and two very close friends, and participate in couples or group gifts for a few more people, but I rarely think about getting gifts for anyone else. Show More Summary
It’s up to us baby boomers to carry on traditions. The post A baby boomer’s Frosty Fiasco appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Diane Stover believes life has hard lessons for a reason. The post For this boomer, every sunrise is Christmas morning appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Californian Erin O’Brien is settling in after a cross country move to the East Coast. The post This baby boomer isn’t too old to move! appeared first on BoomerCafe.
No man likes prostate surgery but Garret Mathews managed to find humor. The post Staring at surgery? A baby boomer’s amusing advice appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Here's some advice for baby boomers from an “unretirement” expert. The post Boomers can start businesses in retirement appeared first on BoomerCafe.
California baby boomer R. Wayne Morgan and his wife savor life’s memories. The post A boomer’s memories of hippies and hot tubs appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Hey, Boomers... read about companies that help workers our age finish a college degree. The post Education helping hand for baby boomers appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Most dads went to work while most moms stayed home to cook and clean. Cars had AM radios and crank windows and a house usually had only one phone. A typical house had only one TV, a small black-and-white set, and there were only two or three channels to choose from.In 1962, kids like me were glued to that TV every time a man was launched into space. Show More Summary
A peek at Florida beach bum Rhyd Flynn’s novel about the sexual revolution. The post Ah, those sexual awakening days of a boomer’s college education appeared first on BoomerCafe.
Thanksgiving week in my hometown New Orleans is an interesting mix of old and new attitudes, old and new people, old and new places.We stayed at my sister's house, which is the house she and I grew up in. She moved back in when we had to move our parents into a nursing facility. Show More Summary
Emily Cass helps build a better understanding within the community of boomer retirees. The post What are baby boomers saying about retirement? appeared first on BoomerCafe.
When it comes to exercise, Forrest Brakeman says “Gradual" is your friend. The post A Boomer Asks … Can I Trade This Body In On A New One? appeared first on BoomerCafe.
The first time I saw a live performance of the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" was in December 1984. A manager at work treated a dozen of us to a memorable evening that included tickets to see the play at the historic Ford's...Show More Summary
Maybe this is why people retire: their priorities change. Things that matter so much at work for so many years eventually begin to seem like a waste of time. When viewed in the context of a person's life, little details that seemed so important don't really matter.We begin to question things. Show More Summary