Welcome to Stuff For Baby Boomers
Of course I cannot do this alone. I’ve invited some very special guest writers and bloggers to participate in growing this site. Several have already been contacted and are working on content at this very moment. If you would like to be a guest blogger… hey, twist my arm! I will be happy to consider contributions from anyone who would like to share their stories, vignettes, anecdotes or other forms of prose and poetry, news, jokes or articles of interest. Anyone know a good cartoonist? Everyone, keep visiting every now in then so you don’t miss any updates. There’s always going to be new stuff!
Become a Pet Sitter
Nice, Healthy Side Gig for Baby Boomers
A Don Rickles Encounter
Read the Story
Betty White and Allen Ludden
2016 – A Boomer Retrospect
A Year in Review
Greg Lake, Alan Thicke
Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds (pages pending)
Greg Lake, Alan Thicke
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things
It Always Comes in Threes
Singing This Song For You, Leon Russell
Robert Vaughn Dead at 83
The Man From Uncle Lives On
A Eulogy For Leonard Cohen
“China’s Hottest Grandpa” Turns 80
Happy Birthday, Wang!
New Book Review!
Adventures in Grocery Shopping by Dan May
BOOMER TECH REVIEW: The Roku Will Rock You
Must Haves: Roku Players, Amazon Fire Stick and Streaming Players
New York Times Reviews “Motown” [MORE]
RIP Garry Marshall – the creator of Happy Days – Dead at 81
New News for Old Gamers from Nintendo
Joe Perry Update – Steve Tyler expresses concern for his pal.
New Time Magazine Issue 99% Politics-Free
Rest In Peace, Elie Wiesel
A Prairie Home Companion –
For Garrison Keillor’s 40-Year-Old Detour, The Road Has Ended
Not Just Another Baby Boomer Site…
Because every one of us has experienced their “boomerness” differently. And I honestly think my journey is unique enough to qualify for it’s own website and just maybe, you’ll find “Stuff” here you won’t find anywhere else. Not physical stuff, mind you; I’m talking about stuff that only someone who was in those situations in a certain place and time could possibly relate. But more than that, this is a living , breathing community. Interactive. Entertaining. Educational. Inspirational. In time, it will become what it will become.
Que sera, sera!
Don’t laugh. Those words won me a four day, three night vacation in Mexico City, Mexico on the Dating Game in 1980! (I was bachelor #3 and I pray they never rerun that episode, even though I won). And the translation of those words… “What will be, will be”. That’s the whole point of this website. In order for it to work, I’m asking for participation from my visitors. Or should I say “guests”? I encourage you to comment on my blog posts.
My Great American Journey
I grew up in Philadelphia, PA. A few years after graduating high school, I moved to Southern California. I spent the first 6 years as a singing waiter and bartender between the Great American Food & Beverage Company in Santa Monica and Poppy’s Star in Encino. Both were very trendy, touristy restaurants, often frequented by rock stars and celebrities. So, expect some great stories here coming out my experiences working and playing those amazing rooms.
Speaking of amazing rooms, after the first 8 years, mostly in Venice, CA, my life took a sharp left and I ended up in the San Fernando Valley where i continued to work as a bartender over the course of the next 20 years in Reseda, Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Calabasas, and ultimately in Studio City… ten years at Jerry’s Famous Deli and then seven years at the Starlite Room before returning to my hometown of Philadelphia PA. Full circle.
Follow my Great American Journey blog. Find out what a long strange trip it’s been!
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