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!

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…

The Evolution of Entrepreneurship

By Kristen Edens

My 18th year was a big year for me: I graduated high school, got a part-time summer job and started college that fall. Sound familiar? For many Baby Boomers and Gen X folks, that was the norm. We were expected to follow the path laid out by our parents and grandparents. It was the vision…

BOOK: Embracing the Unknown

By Deb Gaut

RESOURCES WE LOVE This eloquent, captivating memoir tells the modern-day story of Graziella Chabanel, a woman who immigrates to America from Switzerland, and her fascinating, daily encounters with the unexpected given a new language, people and culture. With rich, lush language, the author shares her personal experiences moving to Los Angeles, with each chapter capturing…

The Power of Intention

By Marianne Meeder

The worst thing that ever happened to me turned out to be the best in quite a remarkable way.  I was 55 and had reached a point in my life where I was settling for less in my career, relationships, and life.  I was working in a job that had me literally driving in circles…

Are You a Second Act Entrepreneur?

By Kristen Edens

In 2015, The Kauffman Foundation reported that 26% of new entrepreneurs were ages 55 to 64.  Forbes predicts by 2020, 50% of businesses will be freelance and, with 10,000 Americans turning 50 every day and another 10,000 turning 65, the number of second acts will continue to rise.  Exciting, right?  Are you one of the…

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