Bouncing Baby Boomer @ Open.Salon
- By the Bay, California, US
- independent journalist
- former op-ed columnist now indy journalist.. see: "About Nina B." at bouncingboomergirlgeek dot com.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Pitch Points for Boomer
August 14, 2009 06:54PM
- On Becoming an "Encore" Worker
July 25, 2009 07:16PM
- Obama's Words Through Many
January 20, 2009 07:28PM
- Upsides in the Down?
January 11, 2009 01:20PM
- Bah! 'Humbling'
December 12, 2008 05:33PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “You really nailed it
here, both the details and
atmosphere. I experienced
August 15, 2009 11:20AM
- “I am one of those people
who thinks that nature weighs
least as much as
January 13, 2009 08:34PM
- “.."pass a law allowing
all the civil servants in any
to vote one
December 15, 2008 09:30PM
- “(what the last note
should have said)
there any scientific evidence
December 14, 2008 04:25PM
- “>> Is there any
December 14, 2008 04:23PM
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My hub and I have just become "micro" workers at a large university. I say "micro" since we are each committing small amounts of time for what amounts to micro pay.
In his case, it is a 1/4 time position at a pay grade miles below his last full-time… Read full post »
Above is a partial view of the most prominent words in… Read full post »
My delayed return to posting here has been less about the side effects of the holidays and more about my mood. I have been too depressed by the side effects of the financial mess to say very much upbeat.
So to drop kick myself out of the doldrums, I am… Read full post »
As the Bah! 'Humbling' begins.. just in via a neighborhood mail list, a note called Your Man Friday in which the author offers to do just about anything legal for pay, from yardwork to organizing to penning a poem for your Xmas card, after which he appends a PS asking if… Read full post »
From the tell us something we didn't know department.. Reuters reported this week on a new Harris poll about how we spend our days. The time we spent working rose by an hour this year (you already knew you were pedaling harder just to stay in place, didn't you?). Meanwhile, time… Read full post »
the Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently revealed that the number of older workers not only has been growing over the past decade but will also continue grow at an alarming rate over the next few years. The agency predicts that the number of workers between the ages of 65… Read full post »
As a Boomer who blogs on Boomerdom, I've been recently thinking more about what that label means to me, and not just because a "Boomer Bro" has just been elected president.
Nano, micro, macro, meta, where to begin? Topics, words and imagery are an infinite palette of possibilities in nested sets of specificity.
Tight, up close, specific and intimate? High and wide, all gist and gestalt? Rembrandt or Van Gogh? Bach or Debussy? Quantum or cosmology?
Converging, diverging,… Read full post »
(cross-posted from an entry today on bouncingbabyboomer.com)
A dear old pal of mine, Dave deBronkart, survived a very scary bout with kidney cancer last year inspiring his friends near and far in the process. He is now doing great health-wise and loving his new role as an "E-Patient" advocate… Read full post »
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Happy New E from Nina B.! Read full post »
Your teaser asked for comment on why the Finns have better schools. Here are the top ten reasons I think our schools don't look Finnish (and I have been there) as the thoughts roll off the top of my head...
- Finland is much smaller and much less populous than the US
- They have … Read full post »
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