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PORTLAND OREGON BLOG MESSAGE TO THE WORLD

Who reads posts and comments on a Portland Oregon blog? The weird thing about writing online is the reach. From literally around the world, readers find blogs like boomerpdx. They come in on a variety of devices, operating systems, and browsers. It’s amazing how anyone finds anything in their own house, but finding a blog […]

HOW TO EXPLAIN BOOMERPDX: PICTURE OF PIE, AND PIE

  If someone asks what you’ve been reading lately, explain Boomerpdx like this:   You’ve been reading a single author blog with over a thousand posts. Eight categories organize the posts. Why eight? In honor of Troy Aikman and Marcus Mariotta, of course. Boomer Up, all twenty four pages, includes either boomers stepping up, or […]

3 WAYS MISLABELED INFO TAGS THE WRITER

  Or how mislabeled info mislabels you.   The first time a writer posts a piece online they create an identity. Everything after adds to the evidence. Boomerpdx runs over a thousand posts strong on topics divided by category buttons. Inside each category, like an outline, posts ride on tags, key words, and seo magic. […]

BOOMER PARENTS, BOOMER MATES: THE DUECE

Do good boomer parents make better boomer mates?   You read the stats about marriage and divorce and wonder what it takes to make it work? If you’re a short-time married, pay attention. What if you’re a long-time married? Same deal, pay attention. Not so much as pay attention to a blog post, or some […]

OVERSHARING, TMI, SETTING NEW BOUNDARIES FOR CHANGE

Oversharing the wrong thing for the right reason.   If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times? You might want to ask why you keep hearing the same thing. Either you haven’t changed, or the people telling you the same thing haven’t change. If the same person keeps telling you the same […]

LETTER TO ENGLAND, IN ENGLISH. ENGLAND WRITES BACK

  Who writes a letter to England?   Before you scroll off to other click-bait, consider this: Write one letter to the person or place of your choice. One letter. Start with the usual, “Dear.” Then send it. If your letter sends death threats or rings fire alarms, this isn’t for you. Instead, call it […]

PRESIDENT OBAMA LETTER TO OREGON’S BOOMER BLOGGER

  Fan letter delivers President Obama letter.   What happens after you write a fan letter to the President of the United States? You like their act so you write them to say so. Then forget about it. They’re not looking for a new best friend. Besides he’s got Joe Biden. The memorable part was […]

GOOGLE SEARCH ON HOW TO SCREW UP YOUR LIFE, pt 1

A google search on DIVORCE gives the numbers. Research or bad omen?   From facebook posts to google search, you learn how to interpret your relationship. It works best if you have a relationship like marriage going on. If not, keep reading. You might find something useful for other relationships. Ask any long time marrieds, […]

A PLACE CALLED MARRIAGE? PASS THE MAP HONEY

Only a wedding cartographer knows the road to a place called marriage.   Alain de Botton wrote “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person” for the NY Times. As a married man with two kids, what does Alain’s wife make of his prediction? If he’s the wrong person, is she the right one? These are […]

BLACKENED BLOGGER WORLD LIGHTENS UP

  Blogger world wisdom says keep your post short with a snappy title. SO GET BUSY AND WRITE? If they could say it and make you believe it, a blog guru would say write a great title and skip the post to concentrate on the next snappy title. “Headlines,” they growl “Headlines make the post.” Pretty soon […]