Category Archives: Baby baby boomer

first world beach problems

While enjoying the beach during your summer family vacay, your son finally took off his Mom’s voice-cancelling headphones.  After awhile he shook his head, gave off a grin and proclaimed: “First world beach problems.” “What?” you reply, as usual. “Just … Continue reading

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Don’t. Speed. Through. South. Carolina. (tales from a former faux southern hippie)

Flashback, Summer 1972.  You and your cousin, age seventeen, are wearing tube tops, bell bottoms and flip-flops, with hair two feet straight down the back and parted in the middle and immense chandelier earrings you’d bought at the Gay Dolphin … Continue reading

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Siri, Where Can You Find Nude Patent Leather Heels?

You just spent a mother-daughter weekend with your daughter…and Siri, the new virtual assistant iPhone app. You are the last. person. on. earth. to be on the scene when some new hip electronic device is launched, but you were desperate. … Continue reading

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It’s a Beautiful Day in the Empty Nesterhood

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Empty Nesterhood. You watch out your bay window as the last Lexus and long jag cruises past and your neighborhood empties out to go to the office, lake, beach and mountains.  Having the morning off, … Continue reading

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Back to “Apple” School: You Go, Baby Boomers!

Well–there don’t appear to be many ‘young people’ attending “Apple school.”  What you have are, basically, Baby Boomers trying to get situated on top of high stools, and not being able to hear a single thing.  However, you are all … Continue reading

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Calling Mama: Please Change the Channel from Judge Judy to Barefoot Contessa

You need to call Mama. “Sullivan?  Are you on your cellar phone again?” (that’s what Mama calls mobile devices) “I can barely hear you.” “Yes, Mama,” you say loudly.  “How are you?”  She lives in a retirement village in North … Continue reading

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