Frank Atkinson here. I wanted to tell a little about myself and my website babyboomersinterests.com. I was born in the biggest state in the 48 contiguous states in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. TEXAS!

Summer days in Central Texas

Summer days in Central Texas

I have to say that 268,820 square miles is a lot of land mass, and a population still growing at 26.4 million residents. Can you imagine having to drive 3 days just to get to one of our borders? We are Big!!


I was born in Brackenridge hospital in 1947 in Austin, the state capital of Texas, 2 days before the TEXAS CITY DISASTER of April 16, 1947.

Texas city burns to the ground!  581 souls lost!  All but one of the Texas City fire department Fire Fighters perished in the explosion that leveled the entire City.

The explosion caused by 2,300 tons of ammonia igniting and causing a chain reaction of fires and explosions from ship to ship in the port.


Who are the Baby Boomers?

We are the baby’s born after WWll between 1946 and 1964.  A lot of men and women retiring, or getting ready to retire and leave the work force.

Did you know that there is more women baby boomers than men?  The women out numbered the men by two million.

I guess I could say I am a  Baby Boomer, as we are called. Baby Boomers Interests range from Health Care, Retirement, starting new careers and enjoying our lives after working all these years and paying our dues. These dreams are being shattered by this awful economy.



Don’t get me wrong.

Now that I have retired, I LOVE IT, wouldn’t trade it for the world. We are being saddled with higher debt and our savings and 401 K and our company sponsored retirement contributions are being eaten away to nothing.

I lost my 401 K so I can relate. I was forced into retirement when my company closed the construction division. Fired!  Yes, fired 52 men and women, my self included, the CEO and all the department heads.

No lateral transfer, no other positions available, We were just a number and our number was up.


Feel my pain?

16 million men and women out of work because of this administrations failures and I am out looking for a job!!! Gee!! I am a Master Electrician, 66 years old, as high as I can get in my field, and no job. After being out of work for 2 years and no job in site, I QUIT!!

Finally decided to retire.

I know what you are going through. Been there, done that. Some of you are able to hang on to the job you have and just hope they don’t tell you you have to go because your getting to old.

It is hard to retire when there is no money.


Walmart greeter, Home Depot, Lowes. These are all good viable second income sources.



If you can get them. Wealthy Affiliate is who I take my on line training with. May be I can help.


I didn’t even know how to turn on a computer three years ago. No kidding, I knew nothing about computers. But my wife (Ginny) has been using computers all her working career. I mean Ginny started using computers when they had PUNCH CARDS.

Can you believe it?

I asked WHY punch a bunch of holes in a piece of card board  to tell  this machine to print out a piece of paper saying what you just printed?

Sounds like a copy machine. Just type it I said.

You know how that went over, right?


You can make more money on line than you can at Walmart or any of those others.

Ginny’s mama is 86 years old and working on the computer. By gosh, if she can do it, I know dern well I can and you can to. “Y’all aint got nothing on me”

Wealthy Affiliate will show you how to get started.

Kyle and Carson will take you by the hand and show you step by step how to get into Internet Marketing the right way and teach you how to make a good living at it.

Kyle, Carson and 10 thousand people in the Wealthy Affiliate community will not let you down and won’t let you fail.

Fellow Baby Boomers.

If you are already retired you know it is tough getting buy with your retirement.

Unfortunately some have nothing but Social Security and a little savings to fall back on. Me included Boys and Girls. With the cuts in Medicare, we worry about our future health and our limited income.

I never thought I would retire, much less be with out a job and forced to retire. But life “aint” all that bad. You can do something about it by looking at Wealthy Affiliate and their programs.


Their is not any cost for the first week you start their training. You have access to Kyle and Carson and the WA community.

Now weather you join or not, you get 2 FREE websites to keep and use how you want to. These are professional Word Press websites and they are nice. These sites are all ready professionally designed and set up and ready to make money.
They give you a couple different templates to choose from.

With the first week of training and your 2 FREE websites, you can go on and build an Internet Business by your self.
You have to go the through the struggle of developing Traffic, setting up your niche, learning how to advertise. There is tons of stuff you have to figure out and know to become a presence  in Internet Business.

But you miss out on the excellent training, know how, and the many time saving short cuts from Wealthy Affiliate and the community of like minded entrepreneurs.

Listen. There are a lot of Scams out there and all they want is your money. Check out any and all these Guru’s sales pitches.

I want you to Google Wealthy Affiliate and check out their “Creds.” Don’t take my work for anything, and don’t take anybody else’s word for it before you check them and their program out.

But remember you get 2 FREE websites and a full week of FREE training.

In other words take that test drive before you make up your mind. If you are like me, money is hard to come by and I “AINT” gonna waste any of it.

So as the old adage goes, “Trust But Verify”.

Drop me a line here and let me know what you think of my website and about Wealthy Affiliate.

Share with me any problems, stories, or reviews you might have with some other online Marketers. I would really like to hear from you.
Drop me a line at my Wealthy Affiliate Profile page following this link—https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/macey321

To your success and a productive retirement………Frank

11 thoughts on “ABOUT ME

  1. Jonathan

    Thanks for sharing this, Frank! I love your style of writing and I think you are on to something big here.

    Very unique approach and it is pretty awesome that Wealthy Affiliate gives you a chance to try their program out for free!

    Thanks again 🙂

  2. Frank Atkinson Post author

    Hey. Thanks for the visit Canada-Goose. There is certainly a lot on this subject. Do you know that there is about 6,500 Baby Boomers retiring every week here in America? Don’t get to worried though. We Baby Boomers are not going to displace any of the “Young-sters” coming up. We are making our own Culture and Economic niche for the future. Thanks again for visiting. I will be posting more pages and Blog Posts in the future, so check back now and then. Happy Days………….Frank

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  4. TKay

    Hi Frank,

    It’s wonderful you have found something to keep you occupied as you start winding your life down into retirement. It’s an inspiration to many elderly folks who are still wondering how they are going to while away their time when they retire.

    Wealthy Affiliates can definitely be a very good platform to learn many things about the world of technology and affiliate marketing. Thanks for the insight and for sharing. Keep it up


  5. Mark

    I think that working on an internet business is the way forward for many Baby Boomers. Many of the active Wealthy Affiliate members are in our age group. Do you really have to drive for 3 days to get to your borders? Here in the UK I can drive to any part of the mainland in a couple of days! Very best wishes to all Baby Boomers.

    1. Frank Atkinson Post author

      Hi Mark TEXAS has 268,820 square miles, that would be 696,241 km2, and26.06 million souls and growing. Yah! We are big. Biggest state in the contiguous 48 states. Statehood granted December 29, 1845. They say granted, but you have to realize Sam Houston only allowed TEXAS to join the United States with certain conditions. One of which is that we retain ownership of all Public Lands, and we have the right to secede from the United States. The Federal Government doesn’t own one foot of land in Texas without the Citizens agreeing to sell it to them.
      I agree that an internet business will be good for some Baby Boomers because some of us are going to have a hard time getting by with what little we have to retire on. You can thank our present Administration. Bush “aint been in office for a long time”. “Nuff” said. Thanks for the visit. To Your Success………Frank

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