Boomer reading

January 28, 2017

It’s that time again: a group of us who love boomer blogging are doing our thing with content that anyone can enjoy–even if you’re not a Baby Boomer.

Adventures in the Colorado outback, that’s what Laura Lee Carter and her husband are up to and she’s talking about it to help feed your own fantasies of a place away from it all. Well, she’s not really TALKING about it, she’s got some gorgeous images to share. Check out her post, here. 

This week, Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting spent a day in Philadelphia with her family, celebrating her Mom’s 92nd birthday. Yes! 92! She was it was a wonderful relief following the angst over recent political events dominating new and social media. Read about her pleasant dining and theater experience in A Day in the City.

Why can’t women’s clothing be sized like men’s? I’m totally frustrated with the sizing of women’s clothing and am sharing my aggravation with others–who have commented about their own clothing fit challenges in the retail arena, here.

I’m also concerned with the dumbing down of America, and I do mean concerned. Politics not even a little part of this post today–there are a number of beliefs that make absolutely no sense at all. Read about it here and then pipe in. 


On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about voter suppression in New York City. The New York Attorney General’s Office is intervening in a federal lawsuit against the New York City Board of Elections, which alleges practices used by the board to cancel voter registrations violate federal and state laws. The lawsuit alleges that since 2014 the board improperly purged more than 200,000 voters’ registrations and, as a result, disenfranchised many voters during the 2016 Presidential Primary,

5 comments on “Boomer reading
  1. I love Colorado! I’ll check it out. And America gets dumber all the time. Today is a disaster with people stuck in airports thanks to the Orange Twitler.

  2. Have to agree with you on the woman’s sizing vs. men’s sizing issues – the numbers just don’t mean the same thing in different venues.Frustrating stuff, sometimes!

  3. Hi Carol,
    I never heard of Boomer Blogging. That’s funny. You mean like Baby Boomers who are empty nesters are blogging? That’s me alright! Thanks for teaching me a new expression.

  4. I missed the dumbing down post and I just have to read THAT!

  5. Hi Carol,
    Thanks for bringing your post to last week’s Blogger’s Pit Stop.
    Janice, Pit Stop Crew

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