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A Boomer Asks … Can I Trade This Body In On A New One?

We like what Los Angeles comedian Forrest Brakeman writes. In the past he has produced pieces for BoomerCafé asking, “Was…

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My baby boomer mother gave me a sense of adventure

If there’s one thing better than baby boomers with a sense of adventure, it’s kids who admire it. And that’s…

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A boomer tribute to the days of the Five and Dime

Nostalgia, anyone? That’s what you’ll feel when you read this tribute to Main Street by baby boomer and “almost retired”…

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Are baby boomers working longer and harder?

If you’re still a working baby boomer, do you feel like you’re working longer and harder? If so, you’re not…

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A Boomer’s 50th High School Reunion

The number is daunting, but every year, millions more baby boomers face it: 50 years! It was 50 years ago…

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A boomer’s life in a world marked by the ‘70s

Ah, baby boomers, we do have our memories, don’t we?! That’s what Akron, Ohio writer and newspaper columnist Sue Amari…

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A baby boomer’s timely Pumpkin Pie Recipe Poem

Can a poem be delicious? It can if it’s a poem about Pumpkin Pie. And in this Thanksgiving season, we…

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Remembering JFK, a time most boomers will never forget

Fifty-three years ago. Can you believe it? Fifty-three years since that dismal day in Dallas. Fifty-three years since a gunman…

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Gwen Ifill’s untimely death brings renewed focus on endometrial cancer

Gwen Ifill, the highly respected PBS newscaster,  died recently.  Ms. Ifill’s professionalism and leadership in the field of journalism inspired…

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A baby boomer has created a monster. Frankenstein, anyone?

The Boys of Summer are gone til Spring, but after the long-awaited Chicago Cubs victory in the World Series (assuming…

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