The “Baby Boomers” include the wealthiest, most active, and most physically fit generation. Enjoying peak levels of income and awareness of the people and the world around them, respecting both the diversity of those people and the opportunities to improve our lives in the future.
About “Baby Boomers” Blog
The Times, They Were A-Changing … It was 2011 and we were all turning 60. Out of shape (or the shape we may have remembered from 40+ years earlier) and feeling our age. Time to shake it off and enjoy the road ahead. Mark, a college roommate from New Paltz class of ‘73, enjoyed road bicycling, rarely finding himself on the winding roads of Port Washington with life, awyering, and family the priorities.
Rich, a lifelong friend from Long Beach, LI, NY fancied himself a runner, mostly seen jogging slowly around the Central Park Reservoir in NYC between family and consulting gigs. And me, working through various businesses and cities, now settled into Wilmington, NC and finding the joys of swimming, on hold for the past 40 years since my competitive days in Long Beach and at New Paltz. And so, 2 years later, our pact was formed. We would create a triathlon team and commit to a race in Wilmington in 6 months. That was 2013. I lost 60 lbs, Mark started biking, Rich was regularly picking up his NYC pace around the park, and we joined to compete in our first triathlon, as a team,
We, now in our sixties and seventies, we want to reap the benefits of abundant levels of food, apparel, retirement programs, and sometimes even “midlife crisis” products. The increased consumerism for this generation has been regularly criticized as excessive. So what? We earned it.
About Sixties Survivors DotCom
The Sixties Survivors. After we three turned 60 in 2011 … and for our fellow baby boomers reading this, we survived the 60’s. Both, no given, along the way. So, enjoy the posts and pics, add your own, visit our website. And most important, enjoy the ride .. we may not be called “The Greatest Generation,” but, our parents were and they survived us surviving the sixties. Make the best of it. We hope this, and our website brings only good memories to your sixties, seventies, and to all ages who wish they were there, when the music, the weather[men], and the times, they were a changing.
This site will provide insights, commentary, resources, and items of interest to support baby boomers as we continue to survive and enjoy life … or what’s left of it. And help those around us, not as fortunate in finance, health, family, or circumstances. Or perhaps they missed some something along the way, want to remember the moments of our youth.
For example, the times “I was there when … ” and witnessed the greatest music to come out of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Still the best ever, apologies to Classical, R&B, Big Band, and Jazz enthusiasts amongst us. There’s a place, a time, and a song that serves as a reminder of “the time when … ” …
And we will have our very own “baby boomers” forum for sixties survivors, to discuss different topics and get answers of so many questions within other generations mind and also in our head. In our shop, we will provide you with good products Things we don’t need (but think we do), what we loved then … and now
We welcome all of you to join our community and make this place a real Sixties Survivors Dotcom.
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