The spread laid out on the breakfast room table looked the same on almost any given Saturday morning. A platter of sliced red ripe tomatoes and Bermuda onions, a brick of butter, and Philadelphia brand cream cheese (nothing whipped on […]
When my parents brought home the family’s new RCA Victor black-and-white television set, they made it clear that it was not to be the center of attention, and as such, it would not be in the living room. That room was for reading the Sunday paper or a good book, entertaining company, and watching the flames flicker in the large brick fireplace.
It’s time to think about Trout Season 2021
Well, it’s that time of year once again. Trout season in rivers and streams will open on April 1st in New York, Massachusetts and Maine, April 10th in Rhode Island, Vermont and Connecticut, and April 27th in New Hampshire for trout ponds rivers and streams.
Forty-Four Years and the Friendship Continues
Forty-four years. In this mobile and fast-paced world, that’s a long time for two, now baby boomers, to be friends. But the friendship between us, that is Ellery (Rick) Miller and Eric (Rick) Mondschein is alive and well. In fact, […]
A Dish Best Served Cold
There was a period of time, just before I became a teen, that whenever I was in the den…
All in the Name
Sometimes we confront our past, and sometimes it confronts us.
Life at 12 College Road – A Short Video
Life at 12 College Road is a collection of thirty-three “real life” short stories that, when taken as a whole, paint a mosaic of a time and place both familiar and distant.
What’s Next in Dealing with Sexual Harassment?
There are long-standing social issues getting more exposure today than they did when we baby boomers were kids, and there are movements that are picking up steam that we never imagined would grow as they have. One obvious example today is sexual harassment.
Boomers and Bullying: Victims, Perpetrators and Bystanders
Bullying. We read a lot these days about that. But how often do you read about “bullying” and “boomers” in the same piece? Well, it might surprise you that sometimes, sadly, they do go together.
I was again delighted to have Boomercafe.com publish one of the stories from Life at 12 College Road, called, “Fall Leaves.”