Featured Member – Sandra Lee Scott, Author

Bloomin’ Boomers is insightful, thoroughly researched, entertaining, and inspirational.”  “Bloomin’ Boomers comes at a time when we are wont to look back a bit at the landscape of our journey.”  

These are just a few of the reviews of a new book written by our very own Sandra Lee Scott (known to the MidCal group as Sandee Archer, Ken’s better half).  Sandee has highlighted the lives of 191 leading-edge Baby Boomers* “Bloomers” and their profound impact on popular culture as well as the planet.  The book covers their insights on life, success, aging, mortality, and creating legacies.

Just a few of the Bloomers highlighted in Sandee’s book include Diane Keaton, Dolly Parton, Donald Trump, Sylvester Stallone, Cheech Marin, Linda Ronstadt, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Sally Field, Ben Vereen, Patty Duke, Steven Spielberg and Jimmy Buffett.  Sandee’s latest book includes a concise decade review of 1940 – 2010, which is sure to evoke nostalgia while providing the world context in which the Bloomin’ Boomers bloomed.

Sandra Lee Scott – Archer

Sandra is the child of two World War II veterans and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She graduated from UCLA and holds a masters degree in Counseling from CSULA.  Helping people who are emotionally hurting has been the focus of her life’s work,  Her first book, Reflections of Evil, a novel, called upon her knowledge and experience working with child sexual abuse victims.  Her next creative venture was the inspirational video Healing Images: A Journey Through the Seasons.

Sandee lives with her husband Ken in the Sierra Foothills of California not far from Yosemite where she offers workshops such as “Finding Inner Peace After Loss” and “The Write Retreat.”  She enjoys nature, music, rafting, hiking, photography and spending time with family and friends.  And of course hanging with the MidCal group.

Bloomin’ Boomers: Pop Culture Legacy of the Vanguard Baby Boomers by Sandra Lee Scott. Order your copy at http://bloominboomers.com.

*A Baby Boomer has been defined as a person who was born during the demographic Post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1959 and by the U.S. Census Bureau as the years 1945 through 1964.  Seventy-six million American children were born between 1945 and 1964, representing a cohort that is significant on account of its size alone.  As a group, they were the healthiest and wealthiest generation to that time, and amongst the first to grow up genuinely expecting the world to improve with time.



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