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When Duck and Cover Just Doesn’t Cut It

When Duck and Cover Just Doesn’t Cut It

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price Like most Baby Boomers born in the 1940s and early 1950s, I can vividly recall those 13 harrowing days in October of 1962 that came to be called the Cuban Missile Crisis. I remember sitting in front of our family’s black-and-white television and hearing President John...

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The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

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By Dave Price For us Baby Boomers, the first great young adult book released in our lifetime was Madeline L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time, a timeless story of an unlikely young heroine who summons the wondrous power of love to defeat the darkness of evil. Here’s the history of how this classic came to be.

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Dave’s Excellent Retirement Adventure: Eating Insects

By Dave Price Here at Booming Encore we put great emphasis on informing our readers and viewers. How great, you ask? Well, we think you are so important that we will even eat crickets, spiced mealworms, roasted locusts, ant candy, and scorpion lollipops to report back to you. Experts...

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Facing the Terrifying Reality of Possible Nuclear War… Again

By Dave Price As Baby Boomers (those of us born between 1946 and 1964), we were the first generation to grow up during the Atomic Age. Aware at any moment that devastatingly destructive nuclear bombs could rain from the sky, ending much of life and civilization as we knew...

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David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

Posted in Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price Forty years ago this holiday season, two iconic, distinctive singers – one America’s greatest pop crooner and the other a much younger British rock innovator – teamed up to produce one of the most popular Christmas duets ever recorded.

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