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The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

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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Who Do You Want To Be?

By Mike Drak My son Doug is in Australia studying to be a doctor and he thought I might find the following story interesting. It’s about George Corones who at the age of 99 broke the world swimming record at the Commonwealth Games trials on the Gold Coast and...

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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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Rediscovering Passion In An Encore Career

When you’re looking down the barrel of a possible three or four decade long retirement, sitting around doing nothing all day will definitely not sustain you. So what should you do? Well, here are some great examples of how some people are reinventing themselves in their encore careers. From...

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Pushing Your Limits As You Age

When was the last time you pushed yourself? You know, tried to do something completely different? Well here’s a great story of how one woman did just that. In retirement, Julia discovered that she really didn’t have any particular plan and found herself bored, lonely and struggling without any...

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Resilience: This Upbeat Trait Actually Does Get Better With Age

By Mary Eileen Williams Most young people consider those of us on the far side of fifty to be inflexible. Popular belief has it that, once we cross the half century mark, we become set in our ways—even rigid in certain regards. In truth, we may get a little...

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