Born between 1946 and 1964, U.S. Baby Boomers are 73 million strong and by 2030 all will be at least 65 years old, according to the Census Bureau. _____________________________ BONUS: More Boomer memories.
Texas Hill Country Thunder Rally is back. The March 25-28, 2021 event will be the 20th straight rally held at Bandera’s Mansfield Park. Consisting of tent camping, poker run, vendors, food, and field events, there will be music throughout the day Friday and Saturday. Their bike show, tattoo […]
Big Tech has launched a major assault on Americans’ right to free speech. In their most audacious attack, some of the most powerful big businesses in America joined together to force Parler off the Internet. Parler, a social media site that rejects Twitter’s censorship policies, had millions of […]
Young and impressionable, some of my school friends in the 1960s and 70s thought rioting was cool. Some even organized a “walk out” and “sit in” to object to restrictions of how short a dress could be or long a boy’s hair could grow out. As we grew […]
Baby Boomers are responsible for the most dynamic cultural changes in American history. From music, art, language and fashion, almost radical like emphasis was placed on distorting boundaries between the sophisticated elites and the creative have-nots. In art, “Pop” permeated into packaging, television, advertisements, comic books, and movies. […]
In the 1960s and 1970s, this was a popular poem on black light and groovy posters. But it was actually written in an early 1921 poem by Max Ehrmann, an American writer. “Desiderata” is Latin for “things desired.” Go placidly amid the noise and haste,and remember what peace […]
Next week is the 51st anniversary of Woodstock. David Falconnier, a McCollum High Classmate from the early 1970s reminded some of us on Facebook about a global Hong Kong Flu pandemic that took place in 1968 – 1969. I started thinking about what was going on in those […]