Blue Moon & Baby Boomers

A “Blue Moon” is what we call it when we have two full moons in the same calendar month. This Friday, we’ll have our second full moon of July (the first was on July 2). It is also the title to a song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and which has […]

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July Days Boomers Can Celebrate in the Courtyard

July is chock-full of reasons to celebrate, and Active Adults who are savvy enough to live in a Windsong community have the perfect PLACE to host a celebration, from a private afternoon with family & friends to a full-fledged party – in the Courtyard! We enjoyed the parades and fireworks of Independence Day on July […]

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Back-To-School Tips for Boomer-Grandparents

The Fourth of July Fireworks have barely cleared the store shelves and Back-To-School supplies are already filling those spaces. If you are new to Georgia, this is completely normal, as many of the state’s 159 counties roll out yellow school buses during the first week in August. Back-To-School Dates: Cherokee County – Aug. 3 Cobb […]

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Boomers & Retirement: How Much Do I Need To Save?

The Baby Boomer tidal wave has launched a host of new businesses aimed at the “needs of our generation.” Of course, in order to buy their products and use their services, we must have ample funds. How much to include in our nest egg is one of the biggest questions Boomers have when contemplating everything […]

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Celebrating the 4th, Red, White & BOOMer- Style!

Some folks begin their 4th of July celebration as they would a typical Sunday in summer, with a cup of coffee on the patio, enjoying a bit of outdoors before the heat settles in for the day. And there are plenty of options for festivals, concerts, and more, before the sun goes down and the […]

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A Song of Home: A Boomer’s Poem inspired by Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

I celebrate my home, and sing myself And what is in my home could be yours, too For maintenance-friendly might just be right for you! I smile and wave a hand As neighbors on the sidewalk stroll slowly past. This place, every beam and window creates this space, my home Each neighbor who moves in […]

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Boomers Plan Now for Fall Travels

This Sunday – June 21 – is the first official day of SUMMER, and all that comes with it: backyard gatherings with friends, fresh fare from the local Farmer’s Market, and lazy days on the lake. For those with kids still in school, summer is also the traditional season for vacation travel, but active adults have the luxury of […]

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The “Eyes” Have It for Active Adults

Welcome to the Season of Outdoor Living, when days are longer and the temperatures in the evening make entertaining and star-gazing more enjoyable. While you might be doing everything to protect your skin from sun exposure during the day and stinging insects at night, have you given any thought to protecting your vision? Cataracts are the leading […]

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“Boomers” Practice Safety At Home

A recent survey published by Houzz.com lists the Top 10 advantages associated with ranch-style homes, including their “Boomer-friendly” design that’s easy on knees, open concept floorplans that make entertaining easier and less formal than traditional homes, the appeal of indoor-outdoor living, and that single-story living is consistent with the downsizing trend. One point the survey […]

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Summer Rain in the Courtyard: A Boomer Poem Inspired by James Henry Leigh Hunt’s ‘A Night-Rain In Summer’

Through the courtyard window I feel the air Blow damp upon my face and hair, I breathe in deeply, the humidity A forecast of rain that soon will be Falling upon my garden beds Making flowers bow with heavy heads. Clouds gather darkly in the sky To quench the soil where seedlings lie.   I […]

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