Apr 112017
 
ALTERNATIVE FACTS-A BOOMER MEMOIR

Cast adrift in a Brave New World of fake news and alternative facts? I grew up with them. Long ago on a planet far away (the twentieth century in Philadelphia), I had a friend whose father was a member of the John Birch Society. My father, in contrast, was a dyed-red-in-the-wool leftist. We agreed that […]

Feb 022014
 
PETE SEEGER, BOOMER ROMANCE, AND THE RED DIAPER BABY

What do a recently deceased folk music hero–Pete Seeger–and the color of your diapers have to do with Boomer Romance? How do politics and music shape your possibilities for mature love? Pete Seeger-a singer/songwriter/banjo player, long-time folkie, social activist, died on Monday, January 27,2014. “Pete Seeger, the singer, folk-song collector and songwriter who spearheaded an […]