Welcome to the Official Magazine that Celebrates Life After 50!

What’s a Boomalally?  We’re everyday people marching to
the beat of our own drums at 50-and-beyond.  Here are our stories!

BOOK: When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want

By Deb Gaut

RESOURCES WE LOVE Do you regularly dream of walking away from your current job to pursue a life-long dream?  Do you constantly imagine what life would be like if only you could follow your passions as a career?  If your answer is, “Yes,” to either of these questions, then get this book now and learn…

Turning Passion into Purpose and Profit

By Caren Libby

It all started with a love for art. As a child, I enjoyed drawing and painting and experimenting with color. And when I began taking photographs, I felt a spark that eventually burst into a burning desire to develop those skills. It was a blessing to discover this creative outlet early in life. The Twenties…

Seeing the World Through Our Own Lens

By Caren Libby

When I moved to Northern California in 1996, I had no idea what to expect. After spending most of my life in a conservative, midwestern environment, I was curious about what life would be like on the Golden Coast. Was it different? Oh my – yes! It was such a mixture of stunning landscapes and…

Hope, Trust or Fear Regarding a Serious Medical Diagnosis: The Choice May Be Our Own

By Chris Collins

Change is constant in modern medicine and the healing arts.  Oh boy, is it!  Our understanding of both worlds is vastly different than it was 10, 20, or 30 years ago.  How different?  Let’s take a walk. We have learned so much from other countries and cultures about alternative ways of healing.  Those ways have…

When Faced with Death, Choose Life

By Chris Collins

Are you ready to live when others say you are too ill? Me, too.  However, first we have something important to discuss. The power of choice. Perhaps, it would be better to say, our choices affect our future, and the choices can be difficult. What about you? What is one of the most difficult choices…

How to Build Your Encore Website on a Budget

By Kristen Edens

You’re in a new phase of life, and you’re ready to step out on a limb and do something crazy—like start a business. And you know what? Maybe it’s not so crazy after all. Check out these reports: According to a 2017 survey by Guidant Financial, business owners over the age of 50 accounted for 54% of…

It All Started the Day I Met The 5th Dimension

By Devrick LaGrone

My story is simple but has taken a lifetime to write. When I was eight years old, I was blessed to have an uncle who was friends with members of the internationally acclaimed pop music and vocal group, The 5th Dimension. For those of us who are old enough to remember, the group was internationally…

The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance

By Kristen Edens

When was the last time your life felt perfectly balanced? Or you were successfully dedicating just the right amount of time and energy to the people, places, and things that mattered most to you?  Or your efforts flowed seamlessly to meet your daily personal and professional needs? Chances are good, your answer might be, “Maybe…

The Joy of Smartphones

By Caren Libby

Last summer, I visited Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with my family. It was a relaxing, enjoyable vacation that I’ll always remember. My Smartphone was a constant companion that made the experience as seamless as possible. Since I’m a professional photographer, I try to have one of my DSLR cameras with me, but there are times when…

Stuck in a Creative Rut with Your Photography? Try Something New

By Morgan Crabtree

Every aspiring photographer has a story to tell about their journey to find a niche or subject of inspiration.  All such journeys are comprised of ups, downs, and plateaus.  However, something (or someone) sparked your initial interest in photography, so don’t give up on yourself as a photographer.  Take a moment and think about what…

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Are you ready to "jump start" your next chapter and not sure where to begin?  Check out Boomalally's two new dynamic and engaging workshops that will provide tools, techniques and tips to get you started.

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