You Know You’re A Baby Boomer If…

Posted on October 10th, 2015 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,Celebrities,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~Leroy “Satchel” Paige, pitcher “Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.” ~Maurice Chevalier “I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.” ~Anonymous   You know you’re a boomer if….   √ …you everRead the Rest…


Dieting Is No Laughing Matter…Or Is It?

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here is some offbeat wisdom in the never-ending battle of the bulge. “I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.” (Ka-boom!) ~Joe E. Lewis, vaudeville legend   “Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass isRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Words To Love By

Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, asRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Sex in Space

Posted on February 1st, 2015 in Midlife,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  Baby boomers may think that space travel is for the young, off in the future. The future has arrived. And with modern medical miracles, boomers may just live to go there and enjoy! it. In a few years, both Boeing and Virgin Airlines will offer low-Earth-orbit trips to the public aboard flights that carryRead the Rest…


Top Ten Antiques and Collectibles Stories of 2014

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Collectibles,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

“I think the reason I love ‘Antiques Roadshow’ is that it is sort of like the lottery. There’s the chance a regular Joe could walk in with anything and come out close to a millionaire. There’s the thrill of the find.” ~Lara Spencer, television journalist From incredible finds to incredible prices, see what happened lastRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Carpe Diem

Posted on December 26th, 2014 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Carpe Diem – meaning literally “seize the day.” The full text from Horace’s Odes is carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero or “enjoy today, trusting little in tomorrow.”   Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure to be right. ~Harry “Breaker” Harbord Morant, poet  Read the Rest…


Baby Boomer Nostalgia: Top Five Antique Christmas Toys

Posted on December 19th, 2014 in Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

      Giving gifts during the winter solstice dates from Roman times. St. Nicholas was a third-century monk known for his generosity and as a protector of children. Fast forward to the 18th century, when his legend was spread from Europe to America by Dutch settlers who nicknamed him “Sinter Klaas,” then add aboutRead the Rest…


On This Day In Baby Boomer History: Bad Boys & Good Music

Posted on December 6th, 2014 in Celebrities,Crime,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “When a history book contains no lies it is always tedious.” ~Anatole France, poet “Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes “A jury consists of twelve persons chosen toRead the Rest…


Calorie Kings: Baby Boomers Beware – That Old Metabolism Ain’t What It Used To Be

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Warning: Just Reading This Will Cause Weight Gain.   If you visited the North Carolina State Fair in the last few years, there was a new delectable on the official menu: the Krispy Kream Hamburger, consisting of a 1/2-pound beef patty with cheese and bacon between 2 glazed donuts. OMG. This culinary monster has beenRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Money Wisdom

Posted on October 28th, 2014 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Money, money, money…~ Abba pop hit   That money talks I’ll not deny, I heard it once: It said, “Goodbye.” ~Richard Armour, author   <> Money doesn’t talk, it swears.  ~Bob Dylan, “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)”   <> There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune:Read the Rest…