Category Archives: News and Politics

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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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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Alzheimer’s: Reducing the Risk

As baby boomers I think that we have reached the age where we pay a little more attention when we have a memory lapse. We all have crossed a threshold and totally forgotten why we walked into the room.  How … Continue reading

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What Does This Say About Baby Boomers

The Washington Post had a rather disturbing article yesterday with the headline “Boomers killing themselves at an alarming rate”.  Okay, as a baby boomer I have to say that they caught my attention. According to the article it has always been … Continue reading

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Utter Devastation Utter Heartbreak

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Oklahoma as they try to cope with the aftermath of a devastating tornado. Ours hearts break just a little bit every time one of these tragedies occur. Benjamin Krain/Getty Images … Continue reading

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The Children Get It Right

Once again we have seen tragedy unfold in our country.   We in Colorado know that helpless broken-hearted feeling.  We will never understand the senseless violence that human beings are willing to inflict on other human beings. Scores of people … Continue reading

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The Very Best Blog Post EVER!

We’ve become a group of exaggerators, at least that is what I heard on TV the other day.  Is it true?  It seems we don’t pay attention to anything unless it is: The WORST allergy season ever! Hands down the … Continue reading

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All is Not Calm

You know, I don’t feel old (most of the time).    My siblings and I are all in our fifties and sixties.  Every time the oldest moves into a new decade, the rest of us adjust our perception of what … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

The Four Seasons sang about it, you know, “Silence is golden”.   The original quote says  “Speech is silver, but silence is golden”.  The phone is quiet this morning.  I have not even had ONE call.  I am working away, with the … Continue reading

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A Nightmare, A Cry, A Scare

It’s Halloween but the nightmare started a few days ago for the people in the East.  The hurricane with the sweet name “Sandy” exceeded all the dire predictions to deliver a massively destructive blow up and down the East Coast. … Continue reading

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