Although the world may seem dark right now, Boomer life goes on, as these active and involved seniors share what they’re thinking about.

How about some hope?

Life is tough. Just when Laurie Stone of Musings, Rants & Scribbles thinks she can’t take any more violence, sorrow, or chaos along it comes. Like many, she finds it hard not to despair. She gets that scared feeling in the pit of her stomach. That’s when she remembers 9 things that always give hope…

Read a blog post for…the year 2030?

After the upheavals we are all experiencing this year, politically and personally, no one knows what will happen in the future. But we can daydream, and that is what Meryl Baer of Beach Boomer Bulletin did this week. She wrote her predictions about our country a decade down the road in her post A Forecast: My Column on January 1, 2030.

Freedom to read at risk!

Jennifer of Unfold and Begin shared that it was Banned Books Week. It’s sponsored by the American Library Association to bring awareness to the threat against our freedom to read. She shares links to challenged books lists and a reminder that if you don’t like a book, then don’t read it. But please don’t try to tell someone else that they cannot read it.

Positivity in action

Rebecca Olkowski with is thinking positively. She is planning a group trip to the Countryside of Ireland in October 2021 and would love  ou to join her. She is hosting an informational Zoom meeting on Oct 27 at 11 AM PST with a representative with Collette Travel, if you want to know more. You can register here.

She also moved again, the 2nd time during the pandemic! Finally, she wanted to share a recipe for Delicata Squash with Gouda Cheese perfect for October.

Toxic ingredients now banned

Twenty-four toxic ingredients, including mercury and formaldehyde, are now banned from cosmetics and personal care products in California, Rita R. Robison, consumer and personal finance journalist, writes. If a manufacturer is required to satisfy California standards, it will likely adhere to the same high standard with the products it sends to the rest of the country.

Wonder about your evolving future?

Tom at Sightings Over Sixty brings us his thoughts, exploring how, even after we retire, our lives continue to evolve and move forward. Check out The Changing Tides, and then ask yourself: What will I be doing this time next year?

Kindness is never wasted. Ever.

And I’m just reminding everyone that kindness is never wasted. If you’d like to give a supportive, helpful gift to someone who is grieving or facing a health challenge, I hope you will consider our beautiful, budget-friendly gifts, found right here.

You don’t have to be a Boomer to remain active and involved–and that’s our hope for you all.

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