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Reflections

Upon turning 65. How a full year of adventure begins with trapeze lesson.

When I turned sixty-five, I promised myself a year full of adventures. So here I am on a Saturday afternoon at a trapeze lesson,...

The Necklace Plant

When I was a child, every few weeks we would visit my Aunt Norene, my daddy’s sister, and her husband, Uncle Nat. They lived...

Acceptance or Friendship: Figuring it out in a new community

Does accepting you mean that I simply accept your inherent worth and dignity? Or does it mean I embrace you into my circle of...

Acceptance or Friendship: Figuring it out in a new community

Does accepting you mean that I simply accept your inherent worth and dignity? Or does it mean I embrace you into my circle of...

Upon turning 65. How a full year of adventure begins with trapeze lesson.

When I turned sixty-five, I promised myself a year full of adventures. So here I am on a Saturday afternoon at a trapeze lesson,...

The Necklace Plant

When I was a child, every few weeks we would visit my Aunt Norene, my daddy’s sister, and her husband, Uncle Nat. They lived...

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...