I’ve just been so heartsick about Las Vegas and Puerto Rico and the demented Orange Menace… But this post by Life in the Boomer Lane totally lifted me up. Not only because the organization sounds amazing, but also that she is engaging with them herself, using her skills, passions, and talents, to promote Teens Dream. Bravo LBL!!
The Las Vegas massacre is simply the latest onslaught to send us reeling. It seems that every day we have to face some kind of terrorism, random gun violence, war, famine, or natural disaster resulting from a climate that is reacting to our abuse of the planet. And, on the days when we don’t have to face any of these, our own president steps in to fill the gap, armed with an astonishing array of words and actions that offend our sensibilities to a degree we never thought possible.
As boomers, we’ve seen the demise of all of the lofty goals we marched for all those years ago. It doesn’t seem possible that the boundless optimism and energy we expended then could have devolved into the mess we have today.
It would be easy to write it all off as the end of the world, except for one thing. There…
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