So much change is afoot in our world it’s hard to sort through it all. We’re no strangers to the era of change, either.  I don’t know about you, but my thoughts have been a jumble of issues for weeks. Meanwhile, Boomer bloggers have been preoccupied with the serious topics of the day, too. Here’s what’s going on for them.

Jennifer, of Unfold And Begin, has been working through the book White Supremacy and Me, using the journal prompts to uncover her biases. Read about what she’s uncovered so far in Week One: Looking in the Mirror.

Almost four months after hibernating in her house, Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting has started a slow return to a new normal way of life. One of the activities missed is travel and seeing the grandkids. Although she has not ventured that far yet, she is, as she explains in this week’s blog post, Thinking Positive and Planning Ahead.

Sometimes Laurie Stone of Musings, Rants & Scribbles must get away from the news. That’s when she turns to her dog Libby for a walk. No, she doesn’t walk Libby. Libby walks her. Between the tugging, pulling, and “course-setting,” this little terrier is clearly in charge.

Rebecca Olkowski with BabyBoomster.com reflects on how sad it is when a neighborhood business is forced to close due to the pandemic and financial concerns. She writes about ways you can help support small establishments in your neighborhood to help them survive the crisis.

We’ve all seen a lot of change since the Coronavirus appeared on the scene a few months ago. But change is nothing new. It’s always with us. We change when we get married, take a new job, have children, decide to retire. In How Do You Cope with Change? Tom at Sightings Over Sixty looks at how different people approach the changes in their lives . . . and wonders if any of us really ever change at all.

On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer and personal finance journalist, writes about a warning from the FDA that some hand sanitizers from Mexico are toxic. They contain methanol, wood alcohol, a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

 

It’s only human to feel comfortable with the familiar. In a post that could relate to our current situation, but wasn’t written about it, I ask the question, Why Do We Resist a New Beginning?

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