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Writing Advice To Colin Kaepernick From Boomerpdx

    Who is writing books, or more accurately, who writes books that people read? A book no one reads is like a tree falling in the forest when no one’s around.   Does it make a noise?   One thing we know for sure, Colin Kaepernick has made a noise. By not saying anything. […]

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 […]

Cancer Message Still In The Merck Ad Mess

  Call me a late bloomer. Maybe you are too? My discoveries and enthusiasm come after most things have moved on. But it still counts for something. At least that’s what I tell myself. I’m telling you, too, it still counts, you still count.   I’m late to see the parent shaming ad for hpv16 […]

FEAR OF FAILURE COLLECTS REJECTS

  Fear of failure is the biggest concern in life. Across the board. For everyone whether they’re aware of it, or not. Heart failure in a hospital brings a Code Red, Code Blue, a code color that brings the crash cart cavalry to start humping and pumping a patient back to life from their flat […]

WRITING PARTNERS PLEASE STAND UP

    Responsible parents? Responsible parenting? Writing partners? What’s is really mean? It’s more than a roof over their head and food on the table. And when does it end? We want answers, dammit, and not the easy ones. Too easy to say, “You’re eighteen, my jobs doe. Get out.” But you could and no […]

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 […]

MOTIVATED LIFE: FEAR, ANGER, BIG FINISH

    From day one America grew an attitude of the picked on little brother. Instead of walking the plank of tradition and custom in the old country, early explorers took off for the new to live a motivated life. I hear Monty Python’s French accented, “Weee, doon’t neeeed yoooou.” That’s the enduring American story, […]

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 […]

STATES ON THE PODIUM FOR AN OREGON BLOG ABOUT NOTHING

These states read a blog about nothing. Is yours on it? The biggest problem with people coming to America is they show up without a good grip on their new place. How can anyone expect immigrants and refugees to know American states? Some of them come running for their lives. They’ve been on the track […]