If you are feeling the Monday let down after a long holiday weekend spent with family and friends, take a moment to regroup and catch up with some of your favorite bloggers.
Tom Sightings heaves a sigh of relief upon finishing the 750-page Doris Kearns Goodwin historical tome “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism.” To catch up on what Teddy Roosevelt was all about, and see how Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt, shoot on over to Who’s the Smartest Guy in the Room?
On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit that charges T-Mobile made hundreds of millions of dollars from 2009 to 2012 by putting charges on mobile phone bills for subscriptions which, in many cases, weren’t authorized by its customers. The subscriptions had content such as flirting tips, horoscope information, or celebrity gossip and usually cost $9.99 per month, according to the lawsuit. John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, said in a statement that T-Mobile has reviewed the FTC lawsuit and found it to be “unfounded and without merit.”
The Midlife Crisis Queen Laura Lee has been learning all sorts of good lessons as she picks up and moves from the big city to small town USA to begin building a retirement retreat in the foothills. Thank goodness the worst is over now!
Finally, on Modern Senior, Amy takes a moment to reflect on the life and recent passing of Louis Zamperini. If aren’t familiar with his story, it is worth your time to look him up and learn more about the series of remarkable events that shaped his life.