Nov 082015
 
BOOMER, SINGLE, BROKE:  ME AND BOBBIE MCGEE

They clog my mailbox every day—glossy brochures targeted at my boomer age range and zip code–shimmering with promise. Full-color photos of the luxury cruises I can take with my life partner as we revel in our Golden Years –(take it away, David Bowie)—as we leisurely spread our loot all over the world. Adult learning on […]

Aug 022013
 
Boomer’s Lament—Over Thirty and Underachiever?

“Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty.” If you’re reading L.I.L., you’re old enough to remember this slogan–or young enough to discover this piece of cultural history—attributed to Jerry Rubin, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, or Abby Hoffman. Boomers entered puberty in the Sixties with all the arrogance and self-righteousness of youth, convinced that they would never grow […]