Like most Baby Boomers born in the 1940s and early 1950s, I can vividly recall those 13 harrowing days in October of 1962 that came to be called the Cuban … Continue reading When Duck and Cover Drills Just Didn’t Cover It
Here at Booming Encore we put great emphasis on informing our readers and viewers. How great, you ask? Well, we think you are so important that we will even eat crickets, … Continue reading What’s All This Buzz About Eating Insects?
1968 was a turbulent year. There were the tragic assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, anti-war demonstrators in the streets, students taking over college campuses and government … Continue reading Otis Redding: Gone for 50 Years, But Still Gathering Respect
For us Baby Boomers, the first great young adult book released in our lifetime was Madeline L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time, a timeless story of an unlikely young heroine … Continue reading The Return of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’
As Baby Boomers (those of us born between 1946 and 1964), we were the first generation to grow up during the Atomic Age. Aware at any moment that devastatingly destructive … Continue reading The End of the World
1968 is recognized as one of the most turbulent years in history. In America, there were two assassinations – Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, anti-war demonstrators in the street, … Continue reading 1968: What A Year It Was
Even though you may think differently, no one is immune to mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, one in four people (currently this is approximately 450 million people … Continue reading Men: Let’s Talk About Your Mental Health