I do remember real soda fountains and if you’re my age, you do, too. They exude the innocence of our youth, which I could use a little of now.
Sure, we wear rose-colored glasses when we look back, but I think it’s because we were kids and for many kids of that era, our concerns were usually few. Would Linda go to the movies with us? Would we go to prom? Our adult world is much darker now.
But as an antidote to that, my favorite Boomer bloggers have a nice selection of excellent reading this week.
Living in Northern Alberta, Canada has its perks. Particularly in high summer when it’s light outside for 21 hours per day and everyone simply forgets to go indoors. But with the official start to spring…and spring seemingly still a looong way off, we are all a bit tired of the cold. AND the snow! Diane’s musing about it on her blog right here!
When Laurie’s parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, she wondered what it was like going through life with the same person for so long. One day at dinner, she asked their secret. The answer surprised her.
In the spirit of honoring Women’s History Month, Rebecca Olkowski, with BabyBoomster.com highlighted Gabby Giffords and a campaign she is collaborating with through art to end gun violence. Bonnie Lautenberg, the wife of a late senator, created a powerful work called “Guns Kill” that is being exhibited in Florida and both are working together to raise money for the cause. Read about it here.
All great posts! Always a pleasure to start the week this way.
I thought so, too. Everyone had something interesting to say.
Thanks. Fun posts this week.
I love these posts, too.
Loved all of them. Thanks.
and of course I loved yours!