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About Dave Price

Dave Price is a retired journalist and educator now establishing a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in Atlanta, Georgia. He's specializing in four subjects - issues on aging, grandparenting, the Baby Boom generation, and classic rock music. In between writing articles, touring around with his wife of 4 decades, playing with his grandkids, dining on great regional food, and napping, he's working on a nonfiction book about the Baby Boomers and their relationship with music today. Please visit Dave's author page at https://writeonwithdaveprice.com and follow his classic rock news posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Latest Posts | By Dave Price
Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?
3 years ago

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?

By  •  Lifestyle

Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer.

Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have discovered that book readers have a “significant survival advantage” over those who don’t read books. Read More

63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Supports Feminism
3 years ago

63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Supports Feminism

By  •  Mindset

A little more than three decades ago, singer Cyndi Lauper told us that girls just want to have fun. Today, at age 63, Lauper is teaching us that mature women can still have a good time. Read More

A Short History of the Bikini: A Wave-Making Fashion Hit Turns 70
3 years ago

A Short History of the Bikini: A Wave-Making Fashion Hit Turns 70

What once-banned, now ubiquitous female summer poolside and seaside attire is celebrating a 70th birthday this month?

If you answered the bikini, you really are a dedicated follower of fashion. Read More

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill
3 years ago

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill

By  •  Mindset

How old is really old?

Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question. Read More

5 Reasons to Play Kick the Can and Other Outdoor Games with Your Grandkids
3 years ago

5 Reasons to Play Kick the Can and Other Outdoor Games with Your Grandkids

By  •  Family

As a native-born Texan, my Daddy was geographically and culturally predisposed to be a storyteller.

Since everything is supposed to be bigger and better in Texas, it was sometimes hard to separate the fact from the fiction in his tales. Like the beginning of this short story about a popular game of the time he played with his brothers, sisters, and friends. Read More

No Matter What You Think of Hillary, Let’s Celebrate the Sound of Shattering Glass
3 years ago

No Matter What You Think of Hillary, Let’s Celebrate the Sound of Shattering Glass

By  •  Lifestyle

Whatever you think of Hillary Clinton, there is no question that if she is nominated to run for the White House, it will mark an historic occasion for women in America. Read More

Should You Weigh Yourself Daily or Weekly to Lose Weight After 60?
3 years ago

Should You Weigh Yourself Daily or Weekly to Lose Weight After 60?

As I was getting off the digital scale in our bathroom the other day, my wife entered, a bemused look on her face. Read More

How Much Are New Memories of Old Classic Rock Worth?
3 years ago

How Much Are New Memories of Old Classic Rock Worth?

By  •  Lifestyle

Unless you’ve been living alone in a desert for the last few months, you’ve probably heard about the impressive Desert Trip concert, scheduled for this fall. It’s a 3-day mega-event in California featuring per­formances by 6 of the greatest artists or groups of the Classic Rock era – The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, The Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd. Read More

Passing On Your Family History to Your Grandkids
3 years ago

Passing On Your Family History to Your Grandkids

By  •  Family

Of all the gifts that grandparents can give their grandchildren, few are grander than a sense of where they fit in to the history of their family.

Why do I say that? Read More