Confessions of a Boomer

To be born a Baby Boomer has meant that — from elementary school to retirement parties — everything has been crowded in a messy, but hopeful way. We’ve had healthy self-esteem because all our lives we’ve been important to everyone from politicians to advertisers. Now that those retirement parties are reaching 10,000 per day, however, some folks are not so happy to have us around.

It pains me to have young people complaining about selfish Boomers. The complaint is fair in some ways and un…

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