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Neck Cancer And Alcohol Consumption: U.S. vs Belarus

  Neck cancer? In Belarus? Bela-where? Either check a map or be satisfied that Belarus is an eastern european country that used to be part of the Soviet Union.   And they drink. A lot. Belarus scores #1 on Market Watch’s survey of ten drunkest nations on earth. #2 is Republic of Moldova, #3 Lithuania, […]

Men’s Poll Question: Your Wife’s Old ‘Friend’ Calls To Catch Up?

What’s the best approach is the question of the boomerpdx Men’s Poll Question?   When one of your wife’s college day boyfriends calls to catch up after a couple of decades, and she tells you about it, then what?   MAN #1   I wouldn’t think the question would ever come up since my wife […]

Blog Relaunch Shoots Blanks, Misses Writing Target

    Thinking of starting a blog, relaunching a blog? Good.   If you’re a writer, then I’m talking to you. Whether you dabble with words, put a few things on paper, or carve out time to organize the book you’ve been writing the past few years, it’s you.   The world of bloggers, columnists, […]

UNOFFICIAL OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL BEER HAT

  As a serious blogger posting on serious topics, like beer, it’s important to open the window. You know, find common ground. Go the Oregon Brewers Festival for the beer and join the crowd. Or wear an Oregon Brewers Festival beer hat and find some education with the beer and crowds. Let the learning begin.

MOUNT RAINIER CALLS JOHN MUIR, ME, AND YOU TOO

  “The mountains are calling and I must go,” said John Muir. If go you must, then go prepared. Most important is going with the right people. Or person. It’s not a marriage, but there are some similarities with a good travel partner. Can you take it if they make fun of your driving? Make […]

BLOGGER BEATS SEX CANCER, HIRES WRITING COACH

As if facing any cancer isn’t shocking enough, but sex cancer? From the moment of the first ‘you’ve got cancer’ phone call until this moment, the sense of plague-like certain doom sets in. Will doom plague the rest of my life from sex cancer? Is so that sucks for me, said every cancer patient in […]

SMARTER, HEALTHIER, READER REACH OUT TODAY

Reader reach out to Canada, China, and India? Breaking down walls that separate people? Good reading and good readers get a jump start. Education stops when readers stop reading and only listen to what they’re told. The inquiring mind searches further. It’s all part of training. If you hear something that doesn’t sound correct? Start […]

MENS HEALTH MONTH, SEE YOUR DOCTOR

  Younger people ignore their health? That’s not a good trend during Mens Health Month. Maybe they mistrust the medical industry? Big Pharma? There’s some evidence millennials are the most into ‘self care.’ That’s nice, except when self care isn’t enough. Older people ignoring their health is an even worse trend. The mental part of […]

PORTLAND OREGON BLOG MESSAGE TO YOUR 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 […]

PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS, PT3: MILLENNIAL ILLNESS

This graph shows the age of BoomerPDX readers. From a boomer blogger to millennials, I’m glad you read this blog. Not all news is good, but good ideas help open the right doors. I’m as surprised as anyone to see who shows up here, and millennials lead the pack according to Google Analytics. And they […]