Shouse Books


Boomer Bungle

OOMER BUNGLE is a 52-story, bi-weekly chronicle of a baby boomer’s first stab at the game of retirement.  It is a compilation of actual events that occurred as this author struggled to get a grasp on the emotional process of his maiden voyage into the post-working apocalypse.  Some liberties were taken with minor details like truth and fact, but the stories are representative of the experiences we will all face as we age, I am sorry to say.  It is part editorial, part journalistic (although actual writers may take issue with that), and often highly-hyphenated.  It may be a guide for some, a set of rules for others, but most likely a warning to all:  “Buckle up… retirement is not for the weak.”

“Funny, funny, funny.  If you are retired, or soon to retire, this is a must read.  Shouse finds humor in his everyday retirement experiences; capturing the light side of all of his bungles.”  Bob H.

“Boomer Bungle is a truly delightful book. Mike Shouse has a great sense of humor and the ability to laugh at himself.  This is a must read for the recently retired individual.”  Karen T.

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Those living in the Quad City Area can pick up their copy at:
Trinity Gifts and Floral
Bettendorf   ~   Moline   ~   Rock Island
Any Quad City HyVee Store
River City Tire
312 East 35th Street, Davenport, IA 52806

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