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Humor

I need a new bra

Caregiving for his 80-year-old mother challenged one writer’s ingenuity when she told him “I Need A Bra.” Enjoy two new submissions to the Boomers Write section.

We could have chosen to have a nap instead

What happens when you tell ten old guys they must do hard exercise for hours on end, then if they do well, they must...

On Becoming a Crazy Cat Lady

Here I am, returning to the Athens Area Humane Society one year after adopting Leo. Dear Leo, the cat I wasn’t sure I wanted...

On Becoming a Crazy Cat Lady

Here I am, returning to the Athens Area Humane Society one year after adopting Leo. Dear Leo, the cat I wasn’t sure I wanted...

Let’s hear it for mediocrity!  

I am tired of struggling for excellence.  At 66 years old it’s time to get comfy being average. I can put on my worn out,...

We could have chosen to have a nap instead

What happens when you tell ten old guys they must do hard exercise for hours on end, then if they do well, they must...

More than one way to grandparent

One of my least favorite bumper stickers is “As Me About My Grandkids.” First, it is a presumptuous request. Okay, I suppose if the...

I need a new bra

Caregiving for his 80-year-old mother challenged one writer’s ingenuity when she told him “I Need A Bra.” Enjoy two new submissions to the Boomers Write section.

Coffee?

Three times a day I ‘did’ coffee for the residents of an independent retirement community my wife and I managed. All managers were required...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...