BloggingBoomer Carnival #11
I was 18-years-old before I ate a fresh vegetable. My mother was a great cook. Don't get me wrong. But large families necessitated taking short cuts at meal time. If you grew up in the 1960s, you surely ate your fill of canned food. The Boomer Chronicles explores the world of fruit cocktail and French-cut string beans. Can you imagine snapping fresh green beans for 10 people? My mother couldn't either.
While we're on the subject of food, Lloyd, at Your Drum, an eclectic collection of what informs, inspires and enhances life after 40, talks about...peanut butter!
Enough about food. Let's bring on the booze! But is wine really liquor? Contemporary Retirement points us to Wine Tasting and the Rules of Conduct. I hope considering it a (my) daily beverage is in the code.
65 million Boomers are online, representing a third of the 195.3 million Internet users in the U.S. So, what are they doing online?
Regina Lewis, AOL's consumer adviser, dropped by CBS's The Saturday Early Show to answer that question and to point the way to some websites created just for Baby Boomers.
Is your self-improvement stressing your family? Have you ever noticed that when you make important changes in your life, it seems like there's even more stress than before?
That's because there is! When you change your habits - regular ways of seeing and doing things, you change the rhythm in the relationships. It sends a tremor through the very fabric of families. LifeTwo explores four ways we can help those close to us understand that change is a good thing.
As Boomers continue to redefine aging, work and community, it's no surprise that midlife career change is a frequent topic of interst. Gen Plus, dedicated to info on jobs, love and life at 50+, brings you some sure-fire tips to heat up your resume.