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‘Have You Ever Heard of Elton John?’

While I was shopping at my local grocery–not the big chain, but the little neighborhood store that has great deals on meat–an old Elton John song was playing in the background. I started singing along absentmindedly while waiting for the … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Can Be Hard to Win Over, But…

I track what people say about baby boomers on Twitter because, well, I’m a baby boomer and am writing a book about baby boomers and I’m basically just nosy. Lately, it seems like baby boomers are getting a bad rap! … Continue reading

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Keeping It Short and Sweet

Hey Baby Boomers! When was the last time you called your mom or dad just to say, “I love you”? They love to hear from you–even if they act like they don’t!

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Parenting My Parents: A Baby Boomer’s Tale

Part I. Money Woes My mom’s phone call, asking for help, was the day my parents began to give up their independence. Although I don’t remember the day or what I was doing at the time, I will never forget … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Baby Boomer If…

you remember when you actually had to DIAL a telephone. you remember having to get up and walk across the room if you wanted to change the channel on the TV. you watched film strips in grade school during which … Continue reading

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Memories of Mom: Sunday Morning Pancakes

My mom’s been gone for a little over two years and I still experience twinges of grief at odd moments. I’ll hear a piece of classical music on the radio that reminds me of her, or a scene from a … Continue reading

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Can a Song Put Your Life in Perspective?

Quick: What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Vanilla Ice? A frozen dessert on a stick? A refreshing summer sorbet? A famous ice sculpture? For me, it’s “Ice Ice Baby,” the white rapper’s signature hip-hop song that … Continue reading

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