Welcome to Blogging Boomers Carnival #135

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This week I’m the lucky host of the Blogging Boomers Carnival. If this is your first time, let me explain the concept. A blog carnival is a collection of bloggers who write about a similar theme – in this case Baby Boomers. Each week, one of the members gets to host the carnival and post links to the best of the previous week.

I’m this week’s host and as always, I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce you to some fabulous boomer bloggers. Please take a look at the excerpts below and click on the links. I think you’ll find each of these writers has something interesting to say.

Baby Boomer helicopter parents are now counting on a productive young workforce to help fund retirement and health care.  Instead, they continue to fund their adult children who are unemployed or risk getting tracked into jobs that don’t pay very well.

If you’re up for a little Baby Boomer reminiscing, check out Hole In The Donut’s post about Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida, a private collection of more than 200 classic cars that recently opened to the public.

The Midlife Crisis Queen, Laura Lee is thrilled with a new phrase she heard: “Failing upward.”
Turns out she’s been doing it for years, and it’s working for her!

The Boomer Chronicles asks, “Have you ever revisited the town or city where you were born?”

At Writing Without Periods, Mary learns that even at midlife we can still learn a lot from the older generation. Find out what “First Class Denny” taught her on their Sunday drive at  http://www.menopausemusing.com/2009/10/mary-first-class-danny.html

Over at Contemporary Retirement, Ann advises you to get the Kleenex ready for a post entitled, How to say goodbye when someone you love is dying.

Next to LOVE, the most precious gift we have is our LABOR.  Don’t put away your hankies!  Watch speech at Vaboomer.com: http://tinyurl.com/labor-service

Single payer, public option, 5 bills into one…Janet at Gen Plus gives her American/Canadian take on last week’s day in healthcare history.

David Letterman is not alone. According to Newsweek, office affairs are on the rise. Read about it at LifeTwo.

And finally, here’s an oldie but a goodie from the Baby Boomer Entrepreneur: If you’re using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or any of the social media sites, What Does Your Social Media Photograph Say About You?


Andrea J. Stenberg

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