Blog Posts - Baby Boomer Generation



Rainbow Family of Light Event – Love In?

July 4th Hippie Gathering Gearing Up For Rainbow Family of Light What are you planning for the 4th of July?  Thousands of freedom and peace loving peoples of all races and ages are pouring into Green Mountain National Forest in Mt. Tabor, Vermont fo...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Jun 29, 2016

Barbara Mason-Yes I’m Ready – 1 Hit Wonder

There are some songs that bring back memories to we baby boomers.  One of those is “Yes I’m Ready” by Barbara Mason.  To many of us it was one of those coming of age songs.  We did not know a whole lot about love in 1965, when he...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 28, 2016

Boomer Internet Use Will Surprise You

Due to the large number of Baby Boomers many of the upcoming generations see them as a liability.  The boomer demographic has forced other generations to rethink economic security, work, housing, and communities for older people. Boomer are draining...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 23, 2016

Ravi Shankar and Hippies

    I knew nothing of Ravi Shankar before Woodstock.  I imagine that I am not alone in that regard.  Before we go on to his relationship to the other performers and the multitude who gathered on the Age of Aquarius sacred grounds, have a...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 21, 2016

Peace Corps Founder Sargent Shriver

The family of Peace Corps founder, Sargent Shriver said they were “overwhelmed by support,” upon the passing of Sargent Shriver on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.  The world, even though we did not all know him, got a whole lot of support fro...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Feb 19, 2016

The Lost Generation X: Trapped Between the Baby Boomers and Gen Y

Being a member of Generation X is not always easy. We are sandwiched between the lifestyle and values of the baby boomers and the oncoming force of the technologically-savvy Generation Y. This creates tension for us in many parts of life. First o...
by Arash's World on Jun 10, 2013

Marketing will always be marketing regardless of what generation it is

I don’t know about you but I read everything I can when it comes to marketing, media and advertising.  Yesterday I was taken back by an article in Fast Company called “How Baby Boomers Are Stifling The Marketing Revolution”.   Thi...
by New Media and Marketing on Jan 15, 2013

Love – simple and profound.

In a recent post, I talked about how the base line of the baby boomers’ flower power philosophy was unconditional love being the most important thing in life. On one [...]...
by Happy Honkers on Jan 2, 2013

Levon Helm: Gone to Play in the Band in the Sky

“Daniel, Daniel and the sacred harp, dancin’ through the clover.” Levon Helm sang it well.  Daniel bringing the harp from the Sea of Galilee. I wonder is Levon dancing in the clover today, playing the drums and singing like he did...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Aug 22, 2012

Boomer Cycling: Doing it With A Club

For this Baby Boomer, road cycling is my new craze. I love it. Not that I am great at it or anything, but I love to have the wind in my ears once again. Baby Boomer Road Cycling I have been riding for almost a year now. In the beginning I would only...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 21, 2012

Boomer Cycling: Doing it With A Club

Baby Boomer Road Cycling Road cycling is my new craze. I love it. Not that I am great at it or anything, but I love to have the wind in my ears once again. I have been riding for almost a year now. In the beginning I would only ride about 7 or eight...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 21, 2012

60s Music at the Grammys

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by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Feb 13, 2012

Aging Gracefully: Dealing with Chronic Pain Through Meditation

Pain meditation for Boomers by Richard S. Ellis Why pain meditation? Many of us are fortunate to enter our sixties in good health and enjoying lives filled with blessings. We look back with pride to decades of achievement and to the joy of raising a...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Jan 12, 2012


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