Baby Boomers

God Allows U-Turns – Changing Course in Midlife

God Allows U-Turns – Changing Course in Midlife

God has done some pretty incredible things in my life since I first began communicating online with fellow readers, writers, and friends. It’s now 25-books and 10-years later and a great deal of water has passed under the bridge (or, is it “over the dam?”) since I launched my first website and began the journey of Internet communication. Back then we didn’t have blogs. Back then if you...

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Birthdays, Boomers, Bad Guys & Burgers

Birthdays, Boomers, Bad Guys & Burgers

In the USA you are “officially” a Senior Citizen when you reach age 65. However, what can only be viewed as marketing savvy strategy, the powers that be have courted the wallets of younger baby boomers, declaring age 55 as the season in life where you can obtain the holy grail of consumerism… “The Senior Citizen Discount.” It’s official. As of yesterday, I can...

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Coping with Divorce in Mid-life

Coping with Divorce in Mid-life

Unlike Al and Tipper Gore, most of us don’t have to issue a public statement about our marital status–or lack thereof. In my case, I made the decision to keep my unexpected and unwanted divorce private, sharing my pain with a small (albeit mighty) group of friends and prayer warriors. (It’s hard enough to deal with your own emotions during divorce, let alone the emotions of...

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Good Morning Texas and TV Wisdom

Good Morning Texas and TV Wisdom

I’m sitting in the green room (aka: guest waiting room, aka: break room) at WFAA-TV…

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9th grade drop-out releases 25th book

9th grade drop-out releases 25th book

Much like Dancing with the Stars motivated a demographic of complacent people who had always dreamed of dancing to get off their rumps and salsa into dance studios across the country, the Julie/Julia project spurred countless people to follow their dreams. Julie Powell blogged her way through 524 recipes and 365 days of cooking in her Julie/Julia Project, an admirable feat. Tired of what...

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