Are you one of the folks at the leading edge of baby boomers turning 65 this year? Some have long since retired and others plan to keep working for the foreseeable future. Some “boomers” want to continue working but would like to have more control over their schedules and projects they work on. “Boomers” are said to be the healthiest, best-educated generation to transition through middle age to retirement. Many folks approaching retirement are also interested in giving back to the communities that supported them. So many options . . . no excuse for sitting on the sidelines or couch.
Governor Jerry Brown has a very tough job ahead, as California simply does not have the money to pay for all the services it once did. Balancing the budget needs to be done; however, it will be painful all across the public services the state provides. There will need to be sacrifices from every sector of the state; it is up to the voters to determine how much pain to endure.
Still not tired of crab? Check out the Elsie Allen High School Project Grad Crab Feed on Jan. 29th, call 707-544-5942. Don’t forget to check out the local Farmers Markets, Santa Rosa on Wed. & Sat., call 707-538-7023; Sonoma on Fri. call 707-538-7023.