It's Carnival time again; the Blogging Boomers have landed here at Don't Gel Too Soon, and they have plenty to offer. From Hole in the Donut, a story of how small the world really is - her blog helped a man discover his lost family roots when she published a present day photo of a storefront in Matten, Switzerland that had belonged to his grandfather. He was able to match it to a historical photo that ultimately led him to records that confirmed his ancestry.
Meanwhile, Rhea Becker tell us that she's always dreamed of opening a restaurant. Would her Amish-concept restaurant survive in Boston? Learn more at The Boomer Chronicles.
Is it possible to go through menopause "naturally"? asks Wendy Lawson, who put that question to a well-respected herbalist and integrative medicine physician, and shares her advice at Menopause The Blog.
On another topic, were you part of the Oscar audience? Over at Fabulous After 40, they ask the question…How do the over 40 celebrities get to looking so sleek and perfect on the red carpet?
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Remember JFK comes up with some great memories. This time it’s a Buffalo Nickel, in typical
1960's condition, that he found as a kid.
As he puts it: “It wasn't often
that a kid of the 60's had change in his pocket. At least it wasn't often that
I did. Come to think of it, I'm short of cash right now.
But go back to 1967, and if a fortunate youngster found himself with a chunk of change in his pocket, the odds were pretty favorable that among the coinage was a Buffalo Nickel or two.
And while we're looking back -- we all do it, but it's got a bad name with most mental health professionals. That might be changing though. What are we talking about at LifeTwo? Nostalgia.
Here's a nice simple one on Boomer life from the Midlife Crisis Queen: Behaviors to avoid when midlife crisis strikes!
In another take on life, Dina at This Marriage Thing says: Single? Here's a bit of advice on choosing the purrfect mate..
After reading a magazine article about young entrepreneurs where only 3 of 16 were women, Andrea Stenberg wonders Are Young Women Less Likely to Be Entrepreneurs?
On the political side (sort of:) Feeling a bit Obamar-ific, Janet Wendy at Gen Plus, brings you some new
online goodies from the White House
Add some technology to your politics: Barack Obama does it. So do William Shatner, Richard Branson and John Cleese... What is it? Twittering. Tweating. Microblogging... If you want to get in on the act, head over to Contemporary Retirement.