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Blogging Boomers Carnival #184

Blogging boomers carnivalIt's my great pleasure to host the Blogging Boomers Carnival this week.  If this is your first visit, the Blogging Boomers are a group of bloggers with a wide range of interests but one thing in common - they all write for baby boomer readers.  So, if that sounds like you, get yourself a cup of coffee, sit down, put your feet up and spend a few minutes with us.

First up... Do you buy silly, energy-wasting devices? The Boomer Chronicles explores the world of waste.

The 44 million Baby Boomers are maturing rapidly, and represent the richest generational cohort in history.  Yet, SoBabyBoomer tells us that something’s wrong with the way marketers are trying to reach people over 65

The Midlife Crisis Queen
says:  I LOVE the idea of an "It gets better" campaign for LGBT youth, but we also need one for boomers who are suffering depression and killing themselves at an alarming rate!

Many middle-aged men go through midlife crises but is the trigger less about their age and more how old their wives are? LifeTwo.com points to a thought-provoking Psychology Today article explaining why some men go through midlife crises while others do not.

How much more local and fresh can it get than picking fruit from trees in your backyard? The Accidental Locavore was just in Palm Springs picking grapefruit and lemons. See her recipe for fillet of sole meuniere using some local lemons.

Want to be stylish but be casual too? Find out how to wear one of the hottest boomer fashion trends – the long belted cardigan. Visit the Glam Gals at Fabulous after 40.

Over at Gen Plus, Janet shares her tongue-in-cheek thought for the day.

Nancy at Vaboomer asks: Have you noticed a reddish golden moon in the sky?

And finally, if you like the idea of living a simpler life, check out my post offering 10 key downshifting questions.

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