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Hey, Baby Boomer!

by The Urban Blabbermouth
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I look at the Boomer generation as fitting the famed bell curve.  In the curve, things start small and slow then grow to be fast and large then shrink to slow and small.  We, the Boomer Trailers,  are the small and slow end of the shrinkage.  As a result, we are somewhat invisible.

I think of music.  The big name bands like Led Zeppelin, I mention them because I was introduced to them by Vol-E,  whose members were born in the starting small slow end of the Bell Curve,  burst into the world at the large and fast end of the curve boomed with the result that everyone remembers them over many bands who came after.  I am also one who remember them and I watch them on TV these days on oldies shows.  I challenge you to name a Trailing Boomer band whose name is a big as Led Zeppelin.

I am struck by the economics of the boomers.  We, the Trailing Boomers, are the last of the rich Americans.  Our lives are the best economic lives in the entire world.  At n…