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Boomers and Music

Buying a song back in the day, 60s, 70s, 80s, even 90s... Go to store, search for the album, initially on vinyl, later on cassette or CD single, take it to the counter, stand in line, pay the cashier, go home, put the 'thing' into a player on one room in your house, hit play, enjoy your song. Show More Summary

Baby boomer celebrates turning 60 with adventure

Maryland author Marianne Bohr's theme for her life is an active lifestyle. The post Baby boomer celebrates turning 60 with adventure appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Blame It All On...

The thing that bothers me most about political rants on Facebook, political discussions/arguments at my neighborhood bar and political speeches by most politicians is that so many people think that their opinions and those of their political party are the only correct ones. Show More Summary

Are working baby boomers headed for a train wreck?

A new survey that spells possible trouble ahead for working boomers. The post Are working baby boomers headed for a train wreck? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

5 Ways to Botch Your Retirement

If you’re like many people, you want to live comfortably in your latter years. But, unfortunately, that’s not possible for all retirees. Sometimes, the reasons are innocent enough: the entire market crashed right before retirement, unforeseen medical bills ransacked the retirement account, or a mischievous lawsuit caused irreparable damage. While there are still some ways […]

Boomer Icon Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks

Bobby Rydell is one of those names probably every baby boomer remembers. The post Boomer Icon Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer who’s comfortable in her own groove

At 61, Roz Warren figures she is old enough to recognize bliss in an Ordinary Day. The post A boomer who’s comfortable in her own groove appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Reminder of dark days in a boomer’s community

BoomerCafé's David Henderson found a long-standing sign of the racial divide that is endemic in America. The post Reminder of dark days in a boomer’s community appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer writes of lessons learned about life’s illusions

Larry Lefkowitz believes in the expression, “hope springs eternal." The post A boomer writes of lessons learned about life’s illusions appeared first on BoomerCafe.

My Dad Plant

When I was moving out on my own a few years ago and negotiating plates, wall art and furniture, my ex asked me if I wanted a few of the plants. I said sure, I'll take two. The two she suggested looked good to me and appeared to be easy to care for; a definite plus because I'm not good at caring for plants. Show More Summary

How to sell a Boomer’s house to a Millennial

Millennials, perhaps more than boomers, have very specific criteria when choosing homes. The post How to sell a Boomer’s house to a Millennial appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A baby boomer novelist with one success after another

Bestselling author Daniel Silva shares an excerpt from his newest espionage thriller. The post A baby boomer novelist with one success after another appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Random Writing Exercise - Including Errors

A creative writing seminar I went to a few years ago suggested an interesting writing exercisd. Start writing and keep writing without stopping, no stoppint to edi, just write whatever comes to mine, for a certain length of time. I don’t remember how long, so I icket 4 minutes as I began to write this. Show More Summary

A 2016 Ranking of the 15 Best US Cities for Retirement

It seems that a new “best places to retire” list or ranking is published by someone at least monthly. I find these rankings interesting but not determinative. There are just too many location variables, and too much subjectivity as to...Show More Summary

A boomer’s Sunday project disturbs cat’s tranquility

Perley-Ann Friedman's kids are her cats on a Thai island. The post A boomer’s Sunday project disturbs cat’s tranquility appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Outdoors

Spending time outside in nature is calming and therapeutic. There is scientific backing for that assertion.Of course we didn't need scientists to verify what our moms and dads already knew. Boomers, you know what I'm talking about. "Go outside and play." Sunshine and fresh air all lead to physical activity. Show More Summary

We baby boomers haven’t yet “lost it”

Dr. Deepak Chopra says getting older is not synonymous with declining health. The post We baby boomers haven’t yet “lost it” appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Remembering a meeting with Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel's voice and writings inspired many baby boomers. The post Remembering a meeting with Elie Wiesel appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Twenty Five, Eighty One and 1776

Numerical narrative: 1776, 2016, 4th of July, youngest person at the party: 2, birthday boy: 81, oldest 84, number at the party: 25, give or take, number of people whose names I didn't know or couldn't remember: 12, give or take.Blowing bubbles, chasing bubbles... Show More Summary

Many boomers are reflecting back on bygone days

Journalist Kathleen Bailey thinks maybe it's the time of our generation. The post Many boomers are reflecting back on bygone days appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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