Jul 082017
 
Mature Single Dating--A Bumpy Ride

Even I have to admit that it’s not going well. The road to finding my boomer soul mate seems lined with banana peels– an obstacle course full of pratfalls as hope collides with reality. The true definition of madness—according to none other than Albert Einstein—“is repeating the same action, over and over, hoping for a […]

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 […]

Jul 192015
 
Barbie and the Red Diaper Baby:  Boomers and Beauty

We Boomers have contributed significantly to civilization: rock ‘n roll music, acid washed jeans, Woodstock, and a cultural icon far more long-lasting and influential than Bob Dylan. Her name is Barbie. For anyone who has suddenly awakened from a Rip Van Winkle snooze that began on or before March 9, 1959, Barbie is a hard […]