Boomer Blog

Goal Setting is not my thing – HA

I’ve never considered goal setting my thing. I’ve never consciously set a goal in my adult life. I just drift and do, I think.

I didn’t set out to make straight As in college. I’d caught myself at being whimpery at a competitive grade loss in high school, junior year.… ...

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Tragedy and Comedy are Roommates –

“Tragedy and comedy are roommates”, said one of the comedians who performed post-9/11. That night, to help bring New Yorkers back from grief, to move them forward, a blessed inch, beyond sorrow. ‘Laugh until you cry’ probably happened for every body, every eye during his performance that night.… ...

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The BE Attitudes of Preventing Writers Block

http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com

  • Be aware of why you write. Check and recheck daily.
  • Be willing to fail… you’ll be able to, so enjoy it (ha-ha).
  • Be in the moment with the muse. Amuse him/her. Feed her chocolates and wine and roses and music… anything and everything!

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Banter is my stock in trade

I was always skilled and forthright with banter. Even when I was two… when I told the fire-and-brimstone preacher off. Prancing down the aisle to shake a fist in his face. In front of the entire congregation, I responded to his shouted messages, punctuated by fists in the air (I’m talented at mirroring, too).… ...

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Prime is a good strategy for Boomers

So, have you got more money than time? An impulsive nature? A shopping habit that needs a hit?

Amazon Prime is the tool for you, Bunky. Try it! You’ll not only like it, it’s legit!

Prime is a good strategy for Boomers, people in the prime of their life who have buckets of cash and abundant needs.… ...

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Weathering Social Agenda, the Storm Our Times

My husband and I have no social agenda except to have and be a “nice time”.

“Nice time” = It was Larry’s frequent phrase and I instantly ascribed.

When we converted ourselves to California-ism, it became easier to achieve: our new state offered increased choices for leisure.… ...

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How old do you think I am?

I’ve written about the happenstances of old age in the past. It’s a consequential topic as one stares down death. It’s a theme of my blog.

https://pjcolandoblog.com/you-have-beautiful-skin/

https://pjcolandoblog.com/1-boomer-issue-word-finding-problems/

Today’s post is about aches and pains. More specifically, I had the ache and others were a pain.… ...

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Marketing Advice: Find Your Target Audience

When I began writing as a hobbyist in 2010, I didn’t predict the endeavor as encore career.

I just wanted to have fun.

After all, I adored my speech-language pathologist practice: I gave for living. I’d lived a purpose-filled life long before Rick Warren made it a religion.… ...

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I’m a Spice Girl… What About You?

 I’m a nice girl, everything sugar and spice girl… What about you?

Is bling your thing, your reward or your promise for being alive? To what commitments to health and happiness do you adhere? What habits do you embrace and/or long for?… ...

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Yoho! Yoho! Is the hermit life for me?

I’m becoming a hermit by attrition. I’m losing friends.

But not via death, destruction, or causes natural or supernatural.

I’m losing friends.

Thankfully not via depression, a personal disaster, or hiccup of life.

I’m losing friends.

But not because I opine adversely or contrarily – for many Americans that’s become the norm.… ...

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