Celebrating 50 big ones

Now that I’ve officially posted for the 50th time on my blog, I would really love a little feedback from my readers. How am I doing? Please comment below so I can better understand what you like to read. Here are a few questions to help get you started: 1.  Is the content on boomerbroadcast.net interesting to you? 2.  What subjects would you like to…

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A familiar scenario with a twist

Yesterday my friend Terry and I went to see Judi Dench in her new movie, Philomena. I must admit, based on the trailers I saw on television, I was expecting a mildly interesting film about a common occurrence, something perhaps more appropriate for a made-for-TV movie. Philomena, a young Irish girl has a baby out-of-wedlock in the 1950s. She is given over to nuns in…

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How to rock on . . .

I’ve just finished watching the most fascinating British documentary that came to me via The Huffington Post. It’s about fashionable women in their 70s, 80s and 90s and how they view life. What an inspiration for Boomer Broads like ourselves. Make yourself a nice cup of tea or coffee, or pour yourself a lovely glass of wine, allow a bit of time (I think it’s…

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Facing my addictions

My name is Lynda and I am an addict. My preferred substance is even stronger than fountain Diet Coke and music from the 60s. There is no 12-step programme and even if there were, I am not interested in rehabilitation. My problem has become particularly intense since I retired and now have the time to truly indulge myself. I am a magazine junkie. I buy…

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Take my advice and live happily ever after

Once upon a time I considered writing a book to pass along the wisdom I’ve acquired in 66 years of living and more than 40 years of working for a living.  I roughed out a draft, gave it a title, “Broad Perspectives” (nice play on words, don’t you think?)  took some creative writing courses including a great week-long mentoring programme at Humber College last summer,…

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