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    Jay Anderson
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    SPRINGTIME: Always a wonderful time of the year for new 
    and glorious changes to occur. 
    SPRING: That first bud off of a  new sprout in your garden.
    SPRING: That first warm ray of sunshine that feels so
    life-giving on your face. 
    SPRING: The first day of the baseball season. 
    Well, it's time to play ball. It's time for flowers to bloom.
    Spring  has arrived. 
    This Spring is special; Boomers International will bring some
    glorious and wonderful changes to your life. First, meet the
    new editors: Gary Sorkin and Sorcha Blaine: Two Boomers,
    two writers, two people who will try to give you the type of
    website and newsletter that will make you proud. There will be
    changes to the newsletter as the year moves on into summer, 
    but the biggest and most wonderful change will be at the 
    Boomers International Website. The LOOK will be different,
    the CONTENT will be different, but the concept of making us
    all a COMMUNITY, a FAMILY of BOOMERS, will remain the same. 
    Sorcha and Gary will ask you - our members - to help us form the
    website. We will depend on you for feedback and contributions.
    If something is not to your liking, tell us - - and of course, tell us
    when we are doing it right.  This is for you our fellow Boomers.
    We are all on this planet together, and it is getting smaller
    every day. Let's come together as one.
    The drive for new members is on-going and free. Please tell
    your friends and your associates to sign-up and be a part of
    the wonderful and glorious beginning of a venture that will 
    bring us together in LIGHT, in LOVE, in SPIRIT, in
    BROTHERHOOD and SISTERHOOD, and of course in SPRING.
    Let's try together to make Spring time last all the year around.
    Turn your face towards the sun.
    On this, the 30th anniversary of Earth Day  Id like to reprint the 
    original document - the original words - proclaiming EARTH DAY. 
    As inhabitants of this Earth - Earthians, we 
    need a day to celebrate our global unity and
    The observance of EARTH DAY will alert concern 
    and interest for our planet -- with its precious 
    treasure of living things.EARTH DAY is to remind 
    each person of his right and the equalright of 
    each person to the use of this global home and 
    at the same time the equal responsibility of each
    person to preserve and improve the Earth and the 
    quality of life thereon.
    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Joseph L. Alioto, Mayor of the
    City and County of San Francisco, do hereby proclaim 
    March 21st (Vernal Equinox) to be designated EARTH DAY
    -- a special day to remember Earth's tender seedlings
    of life and people; a day for planting trees and
    flowers; a day for cleaning streams and wooded glens: 
    that on EARTH DAY the EARTH FLAG which portrays in its 
    center our "Beautiful Blue Planet", be flown to encourage 
    mutual respect for Earth and all its people.
    On this day 1900 to 2000 Universal Time (11:00 a.m. 
    to 12:00 noon PST) be designated EARTH HOUR - a 
    Silent Hour For Peace; and do invite all citizens 
    throughout the community to join in observing EARTH DAY 
    and EARTH HOUR in every way they may deem appropriate.
    IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused 
    the seal of the City and County of San Francisco to be 
    affixed this eleventh day of February, nineteen hundred 
    and seventy. 
    Joseph L. Alioto, Mayor
    In January 1970, the Environmental Teach-In, planned a one 
    time event for April, 22, also calling it Earth Day.  
    In 1971, Senator Gaylord Nelson announced an EARTH WEEK 
    for the third week in April. That is when it is now 
    celebrated as a yearly event.

    What is a Boomer's International Easter? To some of us, it's a religious holiday. To many, it's an invitation to spring. To still others, Easter is only another day - their celebrations are elsewhere on the calendar. So how do we share a Boomer's International Easter with so many voices? Easy. We agree on one thing which represents all points of view. We suggest the bunny. Besides being soft and cuddly, the humble bunny is also a hardworker - his Easter egg hiding activities alone put a certain red-suited fellow to shame. But does he ever get credit? He's one notch above the tooth fairy in most children's minds. Sad. Sad. Sad. Apparently others agree with us about the disturbing lack of bunny awareness. We were relieved to find 59,000 sites related to bunnydom when we went online. Because we're professionals, we looked at all 59,000 sites and out of those have chosen these few which, we hope, accurately reflect the scope and impact of the bunny on our everyday lives. Nice Bunnies Bunny home pages.
    Real bunnies you can adopt.
    The webpage of a sweet bunny who passed away.
    Mean Bunnies A photographic tour of bunny evil in our midst.
    Still more evidence that two floppy ears can spell trouble.
    Ecological terrorism caused by bunnies
    Famous Bunnies Bunnies in literature and history Bugs Bunny Screensaver.
    Artsy Bunnies Dancing paper bunnies from the Museum of Fine Art in Boston.
    Fun Bunnies Very bunny rhymes and Games
    How to Be a Bunny Bunny costumes adults can buy.
    Hoppy Easter from the folks at Boomers International!

    Old Quotes.

    BY Derek Gore "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." -- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital. Equipment Corp., 1977 "Who in their right mind would ever need more than 640k of ram!?" -- Bill Gates, 1981 "I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year." -- Editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957 "But what ... is it good for?" -- Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, ... 1968, commenting on the microchip. "The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible." -- A Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.) "I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper." -- Gary Cooper, on his decision not to accept the leading role in "Gone With The Wind." "So we went to Atari and said, 'Hey, we've got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we'll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we'll come work for you.' And they said, 'No.' So then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, 'Hey, we don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.'" -- Apple Computer Inc. founder Steve Jobs on attempts to get Atari and H-P interested in his and Steve Wozniak's personal computer. "Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy." -- Drillers whom Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to his project to drill for oil in 1859. "Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau." --Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929. "Everything that can be invented has been invented." -- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899. "Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction". -- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872 "We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out." -- Decca Recording Co., when rejecting the Beatles, 1962.

    By:  Jeri Maier 
    Rain Forest Action Network.
    Earth Day Network.
    Green Volunteers.
    United Nations Environment Program.
    Rain Forest Care.
    Global Warming International.
    Gaia, Mother Earth.
    Save the Children.
    Earth Fair.
    Forest Ecosystem Dynamics.
    Sea World.
    One Earth.
    Rachel Carson's Books.
    Rachel Carson's Bio.
    End Hunger.
    Animal Protection Agency.
    World Wide LIfe Fund International.

    APRIL 2000
    April's Boomer of the month is Jay Anderson.  Congratulations Jay!! 

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