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Boomer bloggers moving forward in life

It’s been a good week. Friday, I mailed in my income taxes. Earlier in the week, I went with my sister to visit our older sister in Bellingham, Washington. On the way, we stopped at the Mount Vernon tulip fields. I love photographing the beautiful flowers. I try to get... Read more →

Consumer group blasts Trump’s first address to Congress

President Donald Trump gave his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, highlighting his legislative priorities for the coming year. While Trump sounds like a populist when he speaks, his policies are those of a right-wing conservative. Although he talked about the budget, infrastructure, and special interest... Read more →

Super Bowl 2017: Ads mostly unremarkable, but violence takes a new turn

Every year I watch the Super Bowl ads, hoping they’ll get better. I write about the ads because so much attention is paid to them, and they cost huge amounts of money. For Super Bowl 2017, the cost is $5.02 million for 30 seconds. While last year I saw a... Read more →

Giving Tuesday: Make sure charities are effective and watch out for scams

With so much holiday spending and hype, several charities started Giving Tuesday to follow the shopping weekend after Thanksgiving – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is Nov. 29 this year. With so many consumers donating this time of year – American charities receiving one-third of... Read more →