If Age Were Just A Number You Wouldn't Have To Laminate That Card

     Today I got my Medicare card in the mail.  I guess this was supposed to be the Government's idea of an early birthday present.   I would rather have had a bracelet or gift certificate to my favorite yarn store, Woolbearers.     I mean they must have made a mistake I cannot almost be the age one has to be to carry one of those cards....more

"It's That Time Again" by Tracey Jackson

IT’S THAT TIME AGAINWinter – no – well yes, but not what I’m talking about.  It’s time to get exercising – that too – but also not what I’m referring to. It’s time to take advantage of the final days of coat sales in all the department stores. That is totally true. I always buy my coats on sale and they will soon be gone and replaced with bathing suits, so hurry and pick up a deal fast.  But, it’s also time for Tracey, do you love it when I refer to myself in the third person? Time for Tracey to start the blatant self- promotion for her book....more

On Track for a Healthy New Year

Since many of us have additional time off during this long holiday, this is a good time to take steps to improve our well-being over the long haul of this coming New Year. On my website, I’ve talked a lot about the boomer connection to health and vitality. Part of this equation is exercising to maintain overall fitness....more

Are baby boomers the last nostalgic generation?

I recently read something on Twitter that caught my attention:"An American tradition is something that happened to a baby-boomer twice."...more
I am not a baby boomer but I watch It's a Wonderful Life every Christmas Eve and listed to Bing ...more

Marlo & Me—Act I


Boomers Abroad

From 1946-1964, 4,000,000 babies were born, thus constituting the largest and, therefore, most powerful generation of this century: Baby Boomers.  Now in our 50s and 60s and looking at the remainder of our lives, I find that the majority of us boomers are asking the question, "Is it enough?"  Did we accomplish our goals or enjoy all that we set out to experience before we wil...more
I love it! This is exactly why I started my business, Celtic Heart Tours, to take small groups ...more

The Accidental Locavore Presents:Blogging Boomer's Carnival 214

This Fourth of July, the Accidental Locavore is happy to present the 214th Blogging Boomer's Carnival. On the Accidental Locavore's mind, a no-bake flag cake, you can easily assemble for a patriotic dessert....more

'IT'S NEVER TOO LATE' by Tracey Jackson

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE by Tracey Jackson Take up writing and get published, have a monthly column in the local paper,  find a new companion to share good times with like dinner, dancing and just old fashion dates. Drive yourself around and see your friends, join a book club, live a full life with a positive attitude all at the age of eighty-nine: you betcha. That’s what Paul Thorner does and with gusto. ...more