Ray Ban & Baby Boomers
Did you have the chance to check out Ray Ban’s latest campaign? It features a couple from the Baby Boomer generation holding a portrait of themselves as a young couple. Of course the couple in actuality is wearing Ray Ban Wayfarers. They look stylish and are happily smiling and hugging each other. Check out the image above, because it is worth a thousand words. For the fabulous sunglasses please visit ray-ban.com
Coffee shops are everywhere. They are an emerging trend that brings many people from different demographic groups together. All around cities, these “five star Starbucks” are fully equipped with comfortable seats and caffeine drinks. Soon enough, many of us are starting to call these our second home.
Why are coffee shops so important to baby boomers? First of all, there is nothing like a good cup of coffee (or tea) any time of the day. Especially if your barista is a friendly youngster who makes sure you get the best customer service possible and leave with a smile. Secondly, it is a great place to meet new faces. Continue reading
All that matters this week is that iris are blooming in Virginia. Soon it will be followed by sweet fragrances that sweep through the night as if you are in a perfumed garden from Omar Khayyam days.
Iris flowers ushers in early spring after the tulips and daffodils are gone. The flowers are delicate and fragile subject to the whims of rain and wind. At least, we know that warmer weathers await us. The beauty of irises lies in its elegant long flat leaves, followed by its elegant long stems, and best in show: the flowers.
Elsa and Fred
Hollywood’s got it! Have you noticed that there is a sudden surge of movies about men and women in their later years living it up, and refusing to be sent to a “tin can” as Robert Duvall puts it in “A Night in Old Mexico.”
As a movie junkie, if you are in the mood for some déjà vu moments whether getting in touch with your own feelings about love, death, and what life is all about, or making a statement about how you want to live the rest of your life, here are some recommended movies that might be of interest.
Editor’s note: Actually, Andy didn’t have anything to say on women over 40. Well, he might have, but it certainly wasn’t the comments below. Those were made by a man named Frank Kaiser back in 2000 in an essay he wrote for Suddenly.Senior.com. For some reason, the essay was attributed to Rooney and went viral (we’re guessing that’s how you got here, too). This particular version was posted by a DivineCaroline user back in 2007 and was all but forgotten until it began making the rounds on Facebook recently. For the full story on this Internet hoax and others that have made believers out of millions, check out Andy Rooney on Women, and 5 Other Hoaxes to Avoid. —added May 10, 2013 Continue reading
Joan Didion for Celine and Joni Mitchell for Saint Laurent
This past January, French fashion house Céline set the Internet abuzz with the release of its spring 2015 print campaign. The ads quickly went viral, blazing a path across Instagram, Twitter and the blogosphere before hitting The New York Times, Forbes and The Atlantic. At the center of all the attention was the face of the campaign: 80-year-old author Joan Didion.