Category Archives: Reading

  • trixie belden, childrens book series, childrens mystery series, teen detective, pre-teen books, young teenager books, author julie campbelll, author kathryn kenny

    Baby boomers may be familiar with the children’s mystery book series featuring amateur girl detective Trixie Belden, based in the the Hudson Valley area of New York. (Source Photos: Pinterest, Series Books For Girls | Photo Montage: Senior City) Unlike the Nancy Drew character, Trixie Belden was younger (13 when the books begin, compared to […]

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  • william kent krueger, american author, mystery writer, novelist, sheriff cork oconnor mystery series, author photo, older

    Baby boomer and award-winning crime novelist (Cork O’Connor mystery series) William Kent Krueger was born in Torrington, Wyoming on November 16, 1950. (Photo: WilliamKentKrueger.com) Growing up, Krueger was influenced by American literature classics authors such as ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck, and his favourite novel, Harper Lee‘s To Kill A Mockingbird (1960); he knew he wanted […]

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  • nora roberts 2009, eleanor marie robertson, baby boomer, senior citizen, 50+, j d robb, jd robb, jill march, sarah hardesty, ronald aufdem-brinke, jason aufdem-brinke, dan aufdem-brinke, keedysville, maryland, boonsboro, janet dailey, bruce wilder, turn the page, bookstore, inn at boonsboro, in death books, harlequin, the nora roberts foundation, romance writers of america, rwa

    Prolific romance, mystery, suspense and fantasy author and baby boomer Nora Roberts (nee Eleanor Marie Robertson) was born on October 10, 1950 in Silver Spring, Maryland, and becomes an official senior citizen today. She has penned in excess of 200 novels, mostly romance under the pseudonym Nora Roberts; she has also written under the names […]

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  • being 50+, milestone birthdays, 50+ years old, retrement, reduced rates for retirees, seniors discounts

    Is a big milestone birthday on the horizon for you, or for someone you know? Any way you look at it, 50+ birthdays are milestones and cause for celebration. Here’s Senior City’s list of top ten good thing about being 50+ years old that are worth celebrating on any significant birthday: 10. You’re more accepting […]

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  • older man, cranky old man

    When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made […]

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