Baby Boomer Witticisms About Growing Old

Posted on January 27th, 2014 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

“At sixteen I was stupid, confused and indecisive.  At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive.  At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive.  Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? ” ~Jules Feiffer, cartoonist “True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that yourRead the Rest…


On This Day In Baby Boomer History

Posted on January 25th, 2014 in Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.”  ~Pearl Buck, author “History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided.”  ~Konrad Adenauer, statesman “A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents.”  ~Richard Reeves, political writer 1998: Pop cultureRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on January 21st, 2014 in 1950s,Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

I was hardly a one-hit wonder, but my career was hot and short. I was in the right place at the right time. A South Philly neighborhood buddy who went on to music fame and fortune recommended me for a recording contract. Before I could take a deep breath, I was a baby boomer teenRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Good Old Days (A Picture Album)

Posted on January 17th, 2014 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

  “Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect!”  ~Owens Lee Pomeroy, founder of the Golden Radio Buffs “Things ain’t what they used to be and probably never was.”  ~Will Rogers “Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.”  ~Franklin Pierce Adams, journalist  Read the Rest…


Baby Boomer History On This Day

Posted on January 13th, 2014 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies”  ~Thomas Carlyle, philosopher “History: gossip well told. ” ~Elbert Hubbard, philosopher “Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.”  ~African Proverb 1995: America3 becomes the first all-female crew to win an America’s Cup race. 1994: Tonya Harding’s boyfriend and bodyguards are arrestedRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Food For Thought

Posted on January 9th, 2014 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  What is the #1 restaurant of choice for baby boomers and seniors? It’s one of these four:         While you mull over the answer, a word about metabolism. The reason baby boomers gain weight in midlife is not necessarily by eating more or exercising less. It’s because our physiological motor thatRead the Rest…


Movie Taboos Before The Baby Boomers

Posted on January 6th, 2014 in Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

CODE THIS! What was the world like before baby boomers blew everything sacred out of the water? You want to make movies. Here are a few simple rules. Let’s start with sex. Essentially, avoid it. 1. The sanctity of marriage must be upheld. 2. Any exhibit of “impure” love must be integral to the plotRead the Rest…


On This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 in Movies,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.”  ~Anonymous “History, as long as it continues to happen, is always another chance.”  ~R. Jackson Wilson, historian “All history becomes subjective; in other words there is properly no history, only biography.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson 2008: Oil reaches $100 per barrel for the first time. 1984:Read the Rest…


Baby Boomer Movies For New Year’s Eve

Posted on December 30th, 2013 in Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.  ~Anonymous Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.  ~Oprah Winfrey Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.  ~Dave Beard, film musicRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Wisdom For The Holidays

Posted on December 27th, 2013 in Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”  ~Andy Rooney   “Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for – I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’tRead the Rest…