Author Preston McCracken takes us on a Baby Boomer journey complete with running away from home on a tricycle to being assaulted by a rather large woman at the top of the Eiffel Tower. This humorous memoir takes a look at the generation that excitedly listened to the radio as the British invaded and now tries to overthrow the statistics for retirement while age is redefined with every new interest. The years between 1946 and 1964 produced a demographic that thought they were special. In fact, being Boomers, we echoed the philosopher, Carl Spackler’s quote from Caddeyshack, “So I got that goin’ for me, which is nice.”
In this engaging book, Preston takes us along through his childhood, school, youth, sports, the arts, pets, jobs, marriage, teaching, church, moving, and travel with a constant awareness that life is just waiting for the right moment to hit you in the face with a pie. Don’t overlook the “Testimonies from Beyond” to set the tone for what will follow.
Access to four Free Bonus Webinars is included at the back of the book. Preston talks with Jim McTaggart and Jamie Huscroft about Becoming an Adult Hockey Player, Dan Cautrell about Becoming a Creative, David Rash about Becoming a Jazzy Special Friend to the special needs community, and Marsha McCracken about Becoming a ‘Sophisticated’ Traveler. That is almost a full two hours of inside information in four different areas.