It's my great pleasure to be hosting the Blogging Boomers Carnival this week... and I have the additional pleasure of welcoming two new bloggers to our merry little band - Wendy Lawson from Menopause: The Blog and Barbara Weibel from Hole in the Donut. So, without further ado, here we go:
Ron at I Remember JFK tales a look at how electronics ran a tremendous percentage of the world that we grew up in. And the electronics that our day-to-day life depended on so much were prone to frequent failure, thanks to components with very finite lifespans known as vacuum tubes.
There's affairs, midlife crises, and "lot's of freaking" going on in the LifeTwo Midlife Transitions discussion boards. If there is something that you feel you want to share, this is the place to do it.
The Midlife Crisis Queen says 'Wouldn't it be nice if we could just get a little counseling or read a book to change our lives?' and comes to the conclustion that, 'SORRY! But personal change is a do-it-yourself job!'
Next, let’s get all nostalgic over canned foods over at The Boomer Chronicles.
Janet Wendy at Gen Plus is steaming mad over stalls on the stimulus package in the US and wondering if politicians are really listening to Obama and to the will of the people, or if they are determined to stay focused on the small picture.
Over at Don't Gel Too Soon, several generations of women gather in Washington and work to communicate across the boundaries of age. There’s a video, a report and links to some other elements
Barbara Weibel at Hole In The Donut spends a day at Warm Mineral Springs in Sarasota, Florida, checking out the belief that these healing waters can be an effective alternative to traditional medicine.
At Menopause The Blog, Wendy Lawson writes about one physician's opinon about synthetic hormones, which he thinks are natural for horses, not women!
John at So Baby Boomer reports that The Purpose Prize provides five $100,000 investments in exceptional boomers over 60 who are using their experience to focus on the greater good in their phased retirement years.
Calling all bloggers... Is your blog or website missing an important way to build relationships with readers? Andrea Stenberg at The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur points out an often overlooked area of your site in her post Using 404 Errors To Build Relationships with Readers.
And, last but not least, True Boomer Style is all about accessories according to Glam Gals Deborah and JoJami, who bring your part 3 of their Tweak Your Chic series over at Fabulous after 40.