Boomer ⋅ 66

Retired factory worker. Single, Atheist and Liberal.

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“Turn off the juice, when not in use”, my father used to say. I grew up on that drill of turning off faucets to not waste water; turning off lights and other electrical things when not using them...


7 Months since they terminated my job and kicked me out with most of the other workers - including the Boss. A long road. January, February, and the first week of March I went in and worked feel...


I was just fucking around tired of the many calls I get asking me if I want to get more medigap insurance or that hilarious thing about “your student loan”. DUDE! I am 66 and never had a student ...


Quick! Before I die from it! A person over 65 that has had both shots of the Pfizer vaccine can get a booster after 6 months. I went to my local grocery store today and asked for the Booster AND ...


October 06, 2021

GLASSES in Ok,Boomer

Monday I got new glasses. Waited 9 days for them. Ok more like 6 or so years. I had realized something was wrong when after looking at a computer screen for a while I got headaches and eye aches....


My posts on this site are often filled with profanity and gruff talk but that is just one aspect of me. I understand that. I understand so much about myself (therapy and life experience more the ...


A relative of mine recently made an offhand mean shit comment to me. I found it offensive and I am sure that that person knew I would. I am sure they meant it as a slight. A dig. A petty insult. ...


October 06, 2021

Max And I ( 1Photo) in Ok,Boomer

True Love temporary image upload


It has been raised over 100 times in US history. Now the Republicans want the Dems to go it alone and sit and watch the country burn as the USA defaults on their debts. This would or will cause e...


October 05, 2021

Max Likes My Beard in Ok,Boomer


October 05, 2021

Buddy and Max in Ok,Boomer

This is Buddy and Max. Buddy is a male conure and Max is female. I got Buddy over 3 years ago on a birthday when I was looking for a good way to kill myself. I was driving and saw a pet shop near...


Because I grew up in a family in which my dad was a professor and so many of the kids I went to school with were University brats and the town I lived in was like some insulated la la land of hig...


To preface this, let me say that I am new to this site and this is my second attempt at an account on here. I tried posting something political with the first account and got attacked by a right ...


October 04, 2021

Small Blood Flows in Ok,Boomer

This morning, I had a memory of working. It seemed every other day I would get a sliver of wood in hand and have to pull it out. There was a technique and ritual to it: See it. Feel the adrenalin...


All my life I have been trying to befriend sleep. Conditions in life would often make it difficult. WHEN sleep and I would embrace for hours, we were true lovers. I hated to wake from Sleep becau...


October 03, 2021

Dear Youth in Ok,Boomer

It would take a lot for me to remember the names of the generations of people in my life. It confuses me because there is only 1 generation I am familiar with as a group in a name and that is my ...


October 03, 2021

Body Weakening With Age in Ok,Boomer

I do not write this with any self-pity. It is ACCEPTANCE and marveling at how we change as we age. We decay. When I was young I felt a little disgust at how very old people looked. The wrinkles....


I used to wear cheap paper masks working with heavy wood shaping machines. I would clamp it on my face as tight as I could before starting a job. Put a hat on if possible. Get the safety glasses ...


I am in the stage of life I never expected to be in. Retirement. Fortunate enough be getting barely enough to get by. It’s living on the edge every day. It’s a realistic view. Constantly budgetin...


Tonight I read that news and found it amazing. Here is a link to the story: https://www.classicfm.com/composers/beethoven/unfinished-tenth-symphony-completed-by-artificial-intelligence/ I listene...


I have looked at my life and what my senses and mind have taken in these decades. There is so much toxic crap people take in. Voluntarily or by proximity absorption. The internet is a great examp...


October 01, 2021

Restarting Over And Over in Ok,Boomer

My second time trying an account on here. It’s an example of how my life is going these days: Restarts in different ways. Having lost my job in a factory back in March after having worked there ...


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