Category Archives: News and Current Events

Oh Those Birthday Cards

My husband just celebrated his 61st birthday. (Nigel Parkinson Cartoon)  Along with the presents and the cake came all the funny cards about aging.  One in particular listed the innumerable things he can look forward to.  Well, I am sure … Continue reading

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Can You Smell The Peanut Butter?

A friend from my book club told us about this article in USA Today.  For us baby boomers who are always wondering if we are having “senior moments” or something more sinister,  this is very interesting. (Photo: Brand X Pictures, … Continue reading

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Please, Congress, Go Back To Kindergarten

It is hard to ignore the drama on the reality show we commonly know as Congress.  By the way, in the dictionary, one definition of  “congress” is: the act of coming together, or a meeting of representatives to DISCUSS a subject … Continue reading

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A Flood of Emotion

We are getting to the end of a very stressful week in Colorado.  The news reports went from a stationary front to a biblical rain to a 100, then 500 then 1000 year flood.  The flooding is still unfolding as … Continue reading

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Millennials vs Boomers

There has been a lot of talk about millennials, you know, those people born between 1980 and 2000.  They outnumber us baby boomers by several million and are now the largest generation in the US.  There has been a lot … Continue reading

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Sexting, Selfies or a Royal Hello

Ah, it’s the dog days of summer.  That’s especially true in this part of the country where the kids start back to school in the middle of August.  Everything is moving kind of slow, even the national news.  It seems … Continue reading

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